Bryant, DeBaun(CTR Director, BW Attorney) DeBaun Bryant was employed by Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation and served as Director for the Council for Tobacco Research 1/31/75, 1/30/76, 1/28/77, 1/27/78 and 1/27/79. He was also a Board Member of the University of Kentucky Tobacco & Health Research Institute in 1979 and 1980.
H. DeBaun Bryant worked for B&W in the Law Department as an Attorney in 1959, and as Assistant Counsel in 1964. He also worked in the Law Department as Counsel in 1966, as Senior Counsel in 1967, as Sr. Counsel & Assistant Secretary in 1969, and as General Counsel & Assistant Secretary in 1970 and 1972. Mr. Bryant worked as Vice President & General Counsel in 1972 and 1974 until he was replaced in March of 1975. He was also Vice President & General Counsel in Law and Public Relations in 1973. (Source: NM Tobacco Companies Personnel List and B&W Personnel List - Draft, 11/30/88)