Claud R. Wheatly, Jr.
Claud R. Wheatly, Jr. graduated from the University of North Carolina,
School of Law in 1941 and began practicing law with his father in Beaufort.
Upon this country entering World War II, Claud Wheatly, Jr. joined the
army in January 1942 and served as a field artillery officer in The European
Theater until October 31, 1945.
Returning to Beaufort he resumed the practice of law, where his prowess
as a trial attorney soon became evident. In 1968 he received the honor
of being inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Another highlight of his distinguished career occurred in 1989 when the
North Carolina Bar Association inducted him into the
GENERAL PRACTICE HALL OF FAME in recognition of a lifetime of exemplary service and high ethical and
professional standards as a general practitioner of the law and for providing
a role model for all lawyers in North Carolina.
Claud R Wheatly Jr's Team