Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
CHARLES G. HAINES
Charles G. Haines, professor of law, died on December 27, 1948. He was 69.
Professor Haines was born on September 20, 1879, in Lineboro, Maryland. He received a bachelor's degree from Ursinus College in 1903. He earned master's and doctoral degrees from Columbia University in 1904 and 1909, respectively.
Professor Haines taught at Ursinus College and Whitman College. He served as dean of the philosophical group at Whitman. He joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1914, and taught until 1925, when he resigned. He initially taught for the government department and later for the law school. He specialized in administrative, constitutional, and international law.
Professor Haines was a founder of the Southwestern Social Science Association and served as the first editor of its Quarterly. He also served as the president of the American Political Science Association in 1939.
Dr. Haines published The Conflict over Judicial Powers in the United States to 1870 (1909) and The American Doctrine of Judicial Supremacy (1914, 1932, and 1959).
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 18, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Office of the Provost and the UT Law Library archives.