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Laurence Kaye Walrath

Laurence Kaye Walrath, American lawyer, government official. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member Florida (governor 4th judicial circuit 1948-1949), Jacksonville (president 1948) bar associations, American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Phi.; Mason, Elk.; Club: Silver Lake Golf and Country (Leesburg, Florida).

Background

  • Walrath, Laurence Kaye was born on August 16, 1909 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank M. and Ina (Kaye) Walrath.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Florida, 1931, Juris Doctor, 1934.

    Career

    • Admitted to Florida bar, 1934. Associate Albion W. Knight, Jacksonville, 1934-1939, associate Knight & Knight, 1939-1941, partner, 1941-1945, Knight, Knight, Walrath & Pegues, 1946-1953, Knight, Walrath, Kincaid & Young, 1953-1956. Commissioner Interstate Commerce Commission, 1956-1972, chairman commission, 1963, commission div.

      2, rates and practices, 1968-1972. Special consultant on commercial law. Director Legal Aid Association, 1948-1949.

      Legal adviser N. Florida council Boy Scouts American, Jacksonville Lifesaving and Rescue Corps., 1949. Disaster chairman, chapter chairman American Red Cross, 1946-1949, delegate nat. convention, 1948, nat. American Red Cross nominating committee, 1949.

      Chairman United States delegate ECAFE Study Group, Tokyo, Japan, 1963. Member United States delegate Economics Conference European Nations, Geneva, 1968.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Florida (governor 4th judicial circuit 1948-1949), Jacksonville (president 1948) bar associations, American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Phi. Mason, Elk.; Club: Silver Lake Golf and Country (Leesburg, Florida).

    Connections

    • Married second, Mildred Hoff, October 28, 1950. Children: Jean Camille (Mistress.
    • father: Frank M. Walrath
    • mother: Ina (Kaye) Walrath
    • spouse: Mildred Hoff
    • child: Jean Camille (Mrs Walrath
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    Died April 5, 1976
    (aged 66)
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