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Law and Society Association

BEWES, Wyndham Austis (1857 - 1942), formerly Honorary Secreta of the Grotius Society and of International Law Association

The Reception And Transmission Of Civil Procedural Law In The Global Society - Legislative and Legal Educational Assistance to Other Countries in Procedural Law - 2006 Congress of the International Association of Procedural Law (Iapl) and Ritsumeikan University - Kyoto (Japan) - 20–23 September 2006.

Comparative Law 100 Years After the First World Congress – Centennial World Congress on Comparative Law – New Orleans (United States of America), 2–4 November 2000. Congress organised by the International Association of Legal Science and the Eason Weinmann Center for Comparative Law, Tulane University, and co-sponsored by the American Society of Comparative Law and the International Academy of Comparative Law.

JACKSON, George (1843 - 1931), JP; late Member of General Medical Council (Direct Representative); late President, Incorporated Medical Practitioners’ Association, and of Plymouth Medical Society, President, South-Western Branch, British Medical Association, 1904–05; Vice President Poor Law Medical Officers Association; late President, now Vice President and Member of Council Public Vaccinators Association; Hon. Treasurer, Plymouth Branch, League of Nations Union

MONIER-WILLIAMS, Monier Faithfull (1849 - 1928), solicitor; Chairman of the English and Scottish Law Life Association; Chairman of the British Law Insurance Company; on the Board of Eagle Star and British Dominions Insurance Company; and on the Board of the Solicitors’ Law Stationers Society, Ltd

BARTY, James Webster (1841 - 1915), Doctor of Laws; Procurator-Fiscal of West Perthshire; President of the Association of Procurators-Fiscal in Scotland; Joint Secretary of the Incorporated Society of Law Agents in Scotland; Joint Agent of Bank of Scotland, Dunblane; Land Agent, Solicitor, and Notary Public

RUSSELL, James Samuel Risien (died 1939), Consulting Physician to National Hospital, Queen Square, for Diseases of the Nervous System, and Member of the Board of Management; Chairman, National Society for Lunacy Law Reform; ex-Vice-President Royal Soc. of Medicine, and ex-President of Neurological Section; Hon. Member Canadian Medical Association and N Staffs Medical Society; Corres. Memb. Soc. de Neurol. de Paris; late Research Scholar British Medical Association; Physician University College Hospital, and Professor of Clinical Medicine and of Medical Jurisprudence at University College

CLARKE, John Joseph (1879 - 1969), barrister-at-law, of Gray’s Inn and Northern Circuit; Legal Member, Town Planning Institute; Hon. Research Associate in Law of Housing and Planning, University of London, since 1966; Lecturer in Local Government and Law of Land, Kingston-upon-Thames and Greater London Council; Examiner to Inc. Rating and Valuation Association, Building Societies’ Institute, and Town Planning Institute

GILLESPIE, A. Lockhart (1865 - 1904), Physician; Medical Registrar, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh; Medical Officer to Donaldson’s Hospital, the Edinburgh Merchant Company, Association for the Relief of Incurables at their Own Homes, and the Dunlop Cancer Fund; Examiner in Materia Medica for the RCPEd; member of several societies in Scotland; Physician to the English and Scottish Law Life Assurance Association for Scotland; Medical Referee Sun, Star, and New York Life Association

BARCLAY, Thomas (1853 - 1941), barrister; member of honour, Institute of International Law; vice-president, International Law Association; member, Royal Academy of Jurisprudence of Spain; member, Académie Diplomatique Internationale; examiner in international public and private law to University of Oxford, 1900; president d’honneur des Amis de la Paix, Paris; Chairman of Council, Persia Society; President, British Chamber of Commerce in Paris, 1899–1900; Commander of the Legion of Honour; Knight of the Order of Leopold, Grand Officer of Order of the Lion and the Sun

DANSON, Francis Chatillon (1855 - 1926), senior partner of F. C. Danson and Co., of Liverpool and London, average adjusters; Representative of the Board of Trade on the Liverpool and London War Risks Insurance Association, Ltd, since the outbreak of the War; Member of Admiralty Transport Arbitration Board since 1914; Member of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board; Chairman of Liverpool Institute Schools; Governor of Sedbergh School, 1909–14; Chairman of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and Chairman of Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society; Member of Council of Liverpool Chamber of Commerce and Institute of Archaeology; Member of the International Law Association; Member of the Tidal Institute

MACDONOGH, George Mark Watson (1865 - 1942), Knight of Grace, Order of St John of Jerusalem; Col Comdt Royal Engineers, 1924; an Imperial War Graves Commissioner; Member, Central Committee for Regulation of Prices, 1939–41; Member, Finnish Aid Bureau, 1940; a Member of Council and Vice-President, 1941–42, Zoological Society of London, 1934–38 and 1939–41; President, China Association, 1930–35; President, Federation of British Industries, 1933–34; Member, War Emergency Committee FBI; President, Anglo-Finnish Society; Vice-President, Finland Fund; President, Institute of Exports, 1938; Vice-President, Japan Society; Chairman, Hospital St John and St Elizabeth, NW8; Member, Royal Commission on Local Government, 1923–29; Member of Council, London Chamber of Commerce, 1936–41; Vice-President and Member, Executive Council, International Law Association; Member Council, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1928–41; Fellow, Institute of Bankers; Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn, 1897; Member, London Committee, Hong-Kong and Shanghai Bank; Chairman, International Paint and Compositions Co.; Chairman, Watts Fincham (1932), Ltd; Chairman, Scammell Lorries, Ltd; Director, Venezuelan Oil Concessions, Ltd, Director, National Provident Institution

BRISTOW, Frederick George (died 1945), barrister-at-law, Inner Temple; Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Motor Users Association since 1906; Chairman of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents; Member of Ministry of War Transport Statutory Advisory Panel of Experts; Member of Ministry of War Transport Road Safety and Traffic Signs Committees; British Government representative on the Permanent International Commission of Road Congresses; Member of the International Chamber of Commerce Committee on Highway Transport; Hon. Joint Secretary, Road and Rail Central Conference; Westminster City Councillor; Trustee of St Martin-in-the-Fields Almshouses and Pension Charity; Master of Company of Carmen; Liveryman of Company of Founders and Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers

PIXLEY, Francis W. (1852 - 1933), JP Bucks and County of London; one of HM’s Lieutenants for the City of London; DL Bucks; Hon. Col, late Lt-Col commanding 1st Cadet Batt. King’s Royal Rifle Corps; late Treasurer and Member of Headquarters Committee and District Commissioner for South Bucks (Baden Powell) Boy Scouts; a Knight of Justice and Receiver-General of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in England; late Chairman National Institution of Apprenticeship; Auditor to the Duchy of Lancaster; President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, 1903; represented the Institute at the first congress of the professional accountants of the USA held at the St Louis Exhibition, 1904; Treasurer of the Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association; Registrar of the Standing Council of the Baronetage; Barrister-at-Law; Member of the London Diocesan Fund; Member of Council and Joint Treasurer of the Queen’s Institute of District Nursing and Treasurer of Queen Mary’s Committee of same; Treasurer of Buckinghamshire War Pensions Committee; late Treasurer Buckinghamshire Architectural and Archæological Society; Treasurer Buckinghamshire Lace Association; Treasurer Buckinghamshire Branch National Playing Fields Association; Past Master of seven Masonic Lodges

Johnston, George Lawson (1873 - 1943), JP; Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire since 1936; High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, 1924; Member of the Post Office Advisory Council since 1922; Member of Council London Chamber of Commerce; an Hon. Secretary King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London; Chairman Revenue Committee King Edward’s Hospital Fund for London and Member of Committee since 1901; Hon. Secretary, Thankoffering for the King’s Recovery, 1929; Hon. Treasurer Royal Northern Hospital, 1909–23; Chairman, Ministry of Information’s Advisory Committee on the Appointment of Advertising Agents; Chairman, Executive Committee Hospitals of London Combined Appeal, 1922; Chairman, British Charities Association; Treasurer County of London Red Cross; Chairman of British National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Committee on Nutrition, Ministry of Health; Chairman of Oakley Hunt Committee; Director of Daily Express from its foundation till 1917; Chairman Bovril, Ltd; Director Australian Mercantile, Land and Finance, Ltd; Lloyds Bank; Vice-Chairman Ashanti Goldfields Corporation; Vice-President British and Foreign Bible Society; moved the Hospital Payment Amendment to Third Party Risks section of Traffic Act, House of Lords, Dec. 1929 and 1933; introduced Voluntary Hospitals (Paying Patients) Bill, 1935; also reintroduced when it became law, 1936

PRESCOTT, William (Henry) (1874 - 1945), Barrister-at-law (Gray’s Inn); Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; Chairman, Metropolitan Water Board, 1928–40; Chairman, Lee Conservancy Board; Chairman, Lee Conservancy Catchment Board; Member of the Lee Valley Drainage Commission; Past President British Waterworks Association (Inc.); Member, Government Water Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Health; Member Government Roads Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Transport; Past Grand Deacon, United Grand Lodge of England; Past Master, Worshipful Company of Paviors: Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Glaziers; Freeman of the City of London; High Sheriff of Middlesex, 1929; and of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, 1938; Alderman of the Middlesex County Council, Chairman, 1936–37; Chairman of the East Middlesex Drainage Committee; Represents Middlesex County Council on the Metropolitan Water Board; Chairman, Edmonton Petty Sessional Division of County of Middlesex, 1936–42; Governor, Tottenham Grammar School; Governor of the Prince of Wales’ General Hospital (Tottenham); Past Chairman of Tottenham Polytechnic, Girls’ High School, County School, and Grammar School; MP (CU) North Tottenham, Dec. 1918–22; Consulting Civil Engineer


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The Law and Society Association (LSA) was founded in 1964 by a small group of social scientists and law professors. Today it has about 1,600 members, most of whom are ...

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