Wallis, Frank Brower, 1903-1982

Wallis, Frank Brower, 1903-1982



  • Existence: 1903 - 1982


Frank Brower Wallis was born September 29, 1903 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1925 and Harvard Law School in 1928 after which he entered the law office of Goodwin, Proctor and Hoar in 1928, becoming a partner in 1935. Wallis specialized in trial cases retiring in 1968. During World war II, Wallis served in the US Army as counsel to the Surgeon General of the United States. He was one of the American trial counsels at the international tribunal at Nuremberg, Germany, at which the top 23 Nazi leaders were tried and convicted. He was discharged from the Army with the rank of lieutenant colonel, having received an Army commendation ribbon for his work at Nuremberg. Wallis died on March 22, 1982.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Frank Wallis World War II papers

Webster MS-317
Identifier: MS-317
Date(s): 1942 to 1946
Abstract Frank Brower Wallis (1903-1982), lawyer. Dartmouth College Class of 1925. The collection contains the handwritten diary of his work as a prosecutor for the American case at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. Includes typescripts of the diary, official papers relating to his military service, copies of documents relating to the trials, and photographs of England, Germany, Belgium and France in 1946. The latter includes a series of photographs of Nuremberg, the trials, Dachau Concentration Camp,...