William R. Donham
Donham was born in Monticello, Arkansas, on September 4, 1875. He received his public school education in Benton and received his education in the law at the University of Arkansas. Donham received his LL.B. from the Missouri Law College in 1902. He was admitted to the Missouri and Arkansas bars in 1902.
Donham served as a county judge in Saline County from 1908 to 1912. The American Bauxite Company, First National Bank of Benton, and St. Louis, Iron Mountain, and Southern Railway all retained his services as a lawyer. He was also a partner in the general practice firm of Mehaffy, Reid, Donham & Mehaffy of Little Rock.
- James Clark Fifield, The American Bar (Minneapolis, MN: The James C. Fifield Company, 1918), 25, 31.