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| name = Charles P. Nash, Jr.
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| photo = 1940-Charles P. Nash.JPG
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| caption = Charles Patterson Nash, Jr. (D)
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| office1= Councilman<br/>[[Charlottesville City Council]]
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| district1 = A-Large
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| party1 = Nonpartisan
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| election1 = June 11, 1940
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| term_start1 = September 1, 1940
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| term_end1 = (Resigned 1943)
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| preceded1 = [[Samuel A. Jessup]] (D)
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| succeeded1 = [[Fred L. Watson]] (D)
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| office2= Vice-president (vice-mayor) <br/>[[Charlottesville City Council]]
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| district2 = Elected by and from council
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| term_start2 = September 1, 1942
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| term_end2 = (Resigned 1943)
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| preceded2 = [[George T. Huff]] (D)
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| succeeded2 = [[Roscoe S. Adams]] (D)
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| office3= Councilman<br/>[[Charlottesville City Council]]
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| district3 = Appointed by council
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| party3 = Nonpartisan
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| election3 =
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| term_start3 = 1946
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| term_end3 = August 31, 1948
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| preceded3 = [[William S. Hildreth]] (D)
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| succeeded3 = [[Henry A. Haden]] (D)
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| birth_date = March 1, 1897
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| date_of_death = August 5, 1982
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| birth_place = Buffalo, West Virginia
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| place_of_death = Charlottesville, Virginia
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| spouse = Lydia (Taylor) Nash (1897 – 1979) (m. April 21, 1920)
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| children = Charles P. Nash III <br/> Mary Mann (Nash) Arrington <br/> Anne (Nash) Risher
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| residence = Second Ward
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| alma_mater = Virginia Military Institute (VMI) (class of 1917) <br/> University of Virginia School of Law (class of 1925)
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| profession = Tenured faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law (1927-1967)
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| religion =
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}}
  
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'''Charles Patterson Nash, Jr.''' (1897-1982), former member of the [[Charlottesville]] [[City Council]] in the 1940's. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Change in Election Meets Disapproval|author=|pageno=|printdate=January 5, 1960|publishdate=January 5, 1960|accessdate=February 22, 2016}}</ref> In 1948, he originally said he would run for re-election but changed his mind. <ref name="page11">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791736/4999/3937.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=11|printdate=April 5, 1948|publishdate=April 5, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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Nash, a University law professor since 1927, led the field in the [[1940 election]] of three members for City Council which saw [[J. Emmett Gleason]] and Mayor [[George T. Huff]], incumbents, returned to office. They took office September 1, 1940.
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Nash stepped down from Council in 1943 to enter military service in WW2. He was appointed to the city council in 1946 to fill out the unexpired term of [[William S. Hildreth]]. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Watson Will Not Seek Re-Election|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2793084/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2793085/3540/3888.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=1|printdate=January 30, 1948|publishdate=January 30, 1948|accessdate=January 28, 2017 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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Charles Patterson Nash, Jr. was born on March 1, 1897 in Buffalo, West Virginia to Charles Patterson and Mary (Mann) Nash.<ref>https://books.google.com/books?id=iI8jAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA682&lpg=PA682&dq=Charles+Patterson+Nash+university+of+virginia+law+professor+city+council&source=bl&ots=6ixIVGYpE7&sig=ACfU3U19ulQrvAT4JQS05hPULLPrHnHARA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjytKvgntrjAhUGxVkKHb5WCAoQ6AEwDHoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=Charles%20Patterson%20Nash%20university%20of%20virginia%20law%20professor%20city%20council&f=false Who's who in Law, Vol. 1, 1937</ref>
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==Civic career==
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==Military career==
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==WW1 Service==
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After high school he attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating in 1917. On April 11, 1917, Nash enrolled as a provisional second lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve for a period of four years. On August 22, 1918, Nash was assigned to an operational squadron, the 93d Aero Squadron.  On September 13, 1918, while flying at an altitude of 700 meters over an enemy aerodrome at Marx-la-Tours, France, Nash was struck by explosive bullet in his left arm and by incendiary in the left shoulder. He crashed behind enemy lines and was picked up by the Germans and brought to an old schoolhouse turned dressing station where his left arm was removed by a German surgeon. The 93d Aero Squadron had been erroneously informed that Nash was dead.  Nash was incapacitated for active service and medically retired June 27, 1919.
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===World War I===
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Captain, American Expeditionary Force. Attached to Air Service Section. Shot down with his plane from a height of over 2,000 feet. Lost an arm and made prisoner of war. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry in the air and promoted to captain. U.S. Marine Corps.
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:On August 22, 1918, Nash was assigned to an operational squadron, the 93d Aero Squadron.  On September 13, 1918, while flying at an altitude of 700 meters (''2,296.59 ft'') over an enemy aerodrome at Marx-la-Tours, France, Nash was struck by explosive bullet in left arm and by incendiary in left shoulder. He crashed behind enemy lines and was picked up by the Germans to an old schoolhouse turned dressing station where his left arm was removed by a German surgeon.  Nash was incapacitated for active service and medically retired June 27, 1919.
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:: According to the NTSB update on the investigation into the [[2017]] helicopter crash in Albemarle County that killed two Virginia State Police troopers, preliminary information indicates that just prior to the accident the helicopter was flying at an altitude of approximately ''2,200 ft'' above mean sea level (msl). <ref>{{cite web|title=NTSB Update on Investigation Into Crash of Virginia State Police Helicopter|url= https://www.ntsb.gov/news/press-releases/Pages/PR20170814.aspx |author=|work=|publisher= NTSB Identification: ERA17FA274|location=|publishdate= August 14, 2017|accessdate=July 31, 2019}}</ref>
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===World War II===
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Captain Nash was recalled to active service despite the loss of his left arm. His son, Charles P. Nash III (1923 - 2008), served as an Army Air Force corpsman in World War II and was decorated for his part in The Battle of the Bulge.
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==Educational career==
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Admitted to practice law in 1925, Nash joined the UVA law faculty in 1927 and was made a Professor of Law in 1937. After 40 years of teaching, he retired in 1967 at the mandatory retirement age and remained on emeritus status until his death in 1982. Noted for his book, Evidence in Virginia, he taught Evidence, Admiralty and Conflict of Laws and was much admired by his students. When Nash retired, Law Weekly noted that “the Law School will, indeed, miss the engaging wit, affable disposition and home-spun approach that he displayed in the classroom.”
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==Scholastic education==
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After high school, Nash attended the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), graduating in 1917 with a B.S. in civil engineering. He then entered the Marine Corps where he trained as an aviator.  After his recuperation from injuries sustained in service during WWI, Nash received a LL.B. in 1925 from the University of Virginia where he was the editor of the Law Review.
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==Family life==
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Nash was born on March 1, 1897 in Buffalo, West Virginia to Charles Patterson and Mary (Mann) Nash. Nash married Lydia Taylor (1897 – 1979) on April 21, 1920.
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==Later life, death==
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Nash died on August 5, 1982 (age 85) and was buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium
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==Publications==
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===Books===
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*The Code of Virginia (Pleading and Practice): An Abridgment of the Virginia Code of 1942 for the Student of Virginia Pleading and Practice (Michie, 1947).
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*The Law of Evidence in Virginia and West Virginia (editor) (Michie, 1954).
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===Other===
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*Review of Wigmore, A Treatise on Evidence, 3d ed., 27 Va. L. Rev. 1114-1116 (1941).
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*Review of Inbau, Self-Incrimination, 37 Va. L. Rev. 651-652 (1951).
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==Organizations==
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Member of Phi Delta Phi and the Order of the Coif. (an honor society for United States law school graduates)
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https://history.army.mil/armyhistory/AH-Magazine/2017AH_spring/AH103(W).pdf
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[[File:1918-2nd_Air_Instructional_Ctr_Tours_France.JPG|left|thumb|250px|2d Air Instructional Center near Tours, France, c. 1918]]
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[[File:1945-Charles P. Nash.JPG|left|thumb|250px|Capt. Charles P. Nash, Jr., c. 1944]]
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==References==
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[[Category:Former City Councilors]]

Latest revision as of 13:31, 19 August 2019

Charles P. Nash, Jr.
1940-Charles P. Nash.JPG
Charles Patterson Nash, Jr. (D)

Electoral District A-Large
Term Start September 1, 1940
Term End (Resigned 1943)
Preceded by Samuel A. Jessup (D)
Succeeded by Fred L. Watson (D)

Vice-president (vice-mayor)
Charlottesville City Council
Electoral District Elected by and from council
Term Start September 1, 1942
Term End (Resigned 1943)
Preceded by George T. Huff (D)
Succeeded by Roscoe S. Adams (D)

Electoral District Appointed by council
Term Start 1946
Term End August 31, 1948
Preceded by William S. Hildreth (D)
Succeeded by Henry A. Haden (D)

Biographical Information

Date of birth March 1, 1897
Date of death August 5, 1982
Place of birth Buffalo, West Virginia
Place of death Charlottesville, Virginia
Spouse Lydia (Taylor) Nash (1897 – 1979) (m. April 21, 1920)
Children Charles P. Nash III
Mary Mann (Nash) Arrington
Anne (Nash) Risher
Residence Second Ward
Alma mater Virginia Military Institute (VMI) (class of 1917)
University of Virginia School of Law (class of 1925)
Profession Tenured faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law (1927-1967)

Charles Patterson Nash, Jr. (1897-1982), former member of the Charlottesville City Council in the 1940's. [1] In 1948, he originally said he would run for re-election but changed his mind. [2]

Nash, a University law professor since 1927, led the field in the 1940 election of three members for City Council which saw J. Emmett Gleason and Mayor George T. Huff, incumbents, returned to office. They took office September 1, 1940.

Nash stepped down from Council in 1943 to enter military service in WW2. He was appointed to the city council in 1946 to fill out the unexpired term of William S. Hildreth. [3]

Charles Patterson Nash, Jr. was born on March 1, 1897 in Buffalo, West Virginia to Charles Patterson and Mary (Mann) Nash.[4]

Civic career

Military career

WW1 Service

After high school he attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating in 1917. On April 11, 1917, Nash enrolled as a provisional second lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve for a period of four years. On August 22, 1918, Nash was assigned to an operational squadron, the 93d Aero Squadron. On September 13, 1918, while flying at an altitude of 700 meters over an enemy aerodrome at Marx-la-Tours, France, Nash was struck by explosive bullet in his left arm and by incendiary in the left shoulder. He crashed behind enemy lines and was picked up by the Germans and brought to an old schoolhouse turned dressing station where his left arm was removed by a German surgeon. The 93d Aero Squadron had been erroneously informed that Nash was dead. Nash was incapacitated for active service and medically retired June 27, 1919.

World War I

Captain, American Expeditionary Force. Attached to Air Service Section. Shot down with his plane from a height of over 2,000 feet. Lost an arm and made prisoner of war. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for gallantry in the air and promoted to captain. U.S. Marine Corps.

On August 22, 1918, Nash was assigned to an operational squadron, the 93d Aero Squadron. On September 13, 1918, while flying at an altitude of 700 meters (2,296.59 ft) over an enemy aerodrome at Marx-la-Tours, France, Nash was struck by explosive bullet in left arm and by incendiary in left shoulder. He crashed behind enemy lines and was picked up by the Germans to an old schoolhouse turned dressing station where his left arm was removed by a German surgeon. Nash was incapacitated for active service and medically retired June 27, 1919.
According to the NTSB update on the investigation into the 2017 helicopter crash in Albemarle County that killed two Virginia State Police troopers, preliminary information indicates that just prior to the accident the helicopter was flying at an altitude of approximately 2,200 ft above mean sea level (msl). [5]

World War II

Captain Nash was recalled to active service despite the loss of his left arm. His son, Charles P. Nash III (1923 - 2008), served as an Army Air Force corpsman in World War II and was decorated for his part in The Battle of the Bulge.

Educational career

Admitted to practice law in 1925, Nash joined the UVA law faculty in 1927 and was made a Professor of Law in 1937. After 40 years of teaching, he retired in 1967 at the mandatory retirement age and remained on emeritus status until his death in 1982. Noted for his book, Evidence in Virginia, he taught Evidence, Admiralty and Conflict of Laws and was much admired by his students. When Nash retired, Law Weekly noted that “the Law School will, indeed, miss the engaging wit, affable disposition and home-spun approach that he displayed in the classroom.”

Scholastic education

After high school, Nash attended the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), graduating in 1917 with a B.S. in civil engineering. He then entered the Marine Corps where he trained as an aviator. After his recuperation from injuries sustained in service during WWI, Nash received a LL.B. in 1925 from the University of Virginia where he was the editor of the Law Review.

Family life

Nash was born on March 1, 1897 in Buffalo, West Virginia to Charles Patterson and Mary (Mann) Nash. Nash married Lydia Taylor (1897 – 1979) on April 21, 1920.

Later life, death

Nash died on August 5, 1982 (age 85) and was buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium

Publications

Books

  • The Code of Virginia (Pleading and Practice): An Abridgment of the Virginia Code of 1942 for the Student of Virginia Pleading and Practice (Michie, 1947).
  • The Law of Evidence in Virginia and West Virginia (editor) (Michie, 1954).

Other

  • Review of Wigmore, A Treatise on Evidence, 3d ed., 27 Va. L. Rev. 1114-1116 (1941).
  • Review of Inbau, Self-Incrimination, 37 Va. L. Rev. 651-652 (1951).

Organizations

Member of Phi Delta Phi and the Order of the Coif. (an honor society for United States law school graduates)

https://history.army.mil/armyhistory/AH-Magazine/2017AH_spring/AH103(W).pdf

2d Air Instructional Center near Tours, France, c. 1918
Capt. Charles P. Nash, Jr., c. 1944
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References

  1. Print: Change in Election Meets Disapproval, , Daily Progress, Lindsay family January 5, 1960, Page .
  2. Web. Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 5, 1948, retrieved December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 5, 1948 page 11.
  3. Web. Watson Will Not Seek Re-Election, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, January 30, 1948, retrieved January 28, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. January 30, 1948 page 1.
  4. https://books.google.com/books?id=iI8jAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA682&lpg=PA682&dq=Charles+Patterson+Nash+university+of+virginia+law+professor+city+council&source=bl&ots=6ixIVGYpE7&sig=ACfU3U19ulQrvAT4JQS05hPULLPrHnHARA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjytKvgntrjAhUGxVkKHb5WCAoQ6AEwDHoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=Charles%20Patterson%20Nash%20university%20of%20virginia%20law%20professor%20city%20council&f=false Who's who in Law, Vol. 1, 1937
  5. Web. NTSB Update on Investigation Into Crash of Virginia State Police Helicopter, NTSB Identification: ERA17FA274, August 14, 2017, retrieved July 31, 2019.