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Philip Anderson Shelton

Philip Anderson Shelton, American criminal investigator, writer. Certified criminal investigator, California; licensed private investigator, California. Recipient Honor for Bravery World Secret Service Organization, 1960; grantee California Cattlemen's Association, 1956, Federal Defender Program, Washington, 1978.

Background

  • Shelton, Philip Anderson was born on July 3, 1938 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States. Son of Philip Anderson and Mildred Evelyn (Wendt) Shelton.

  • Education

    • Student, Chico (California) State College, 1957. Student, University California, Davis, 1962. Student, Sacramento State University, 1975.

      Bachelor of Science in Criminology, University Alabama, 1996. Postgraduate in Writing, Norwich University, since 1996.

    Career

    • Fraud investigator Philip A. Shelton Professional Investigations, Sacramento, 1960-1964, owner, operator, 1964-1977. Chief investigator Yolo County Conflict Defense, Woodland, California, 1966-1969. Investigator Federal Public Defender, Sacramento, 1975, chief investigator Fresno, 1977-1978, Santa Barbara (California) County Public Defender, 1978-1996.

      Director California Death Penalty Review and Re-investigation, Santa Barbara, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified criminal investigator, California. Licensed private investigator, California.

    Works

    • Author short stories and novella.

    Membership

    Board directors Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1980-1984. Founding member Gifted And Talented Education School Program, Santa Barbara, 1980-1985. Member, group leader City/County Disaster Services, Santa Barbara, 1980-1989.

    Member World Association Detectives, Association British Detectives, Council International Investigators, California Association License Investigators (co-founder 1966, Service award 1969), Institute Personal Injury Investigators (director, co-founder since 1966), Defense Investigators Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Printing, designing, amateur radio, lecturing, acting.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Thane Kevit.
    • father: Philip Anderson Shelton
    • mother: Mildred Evelyn (Wendt) Shelton
    • child: Thane Kevit Shelton
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    • 1957
      Chico (California) State College
    • 1962
      University California
    • 1975
      Sacramento State University
    • 1996
      University Alabama
    • 1960 - 1964
      Fraud investigator Philip A. Shelton Professional Investigations
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1964 - 1977
      Fraud investigator Philip A. Shelton Professional Investigations
    • 1966 - 1969
      chief investigator Yolo County Conflict Defense
      Woodland, California, United States
    • 1975
      investigator Federal Public Defender
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      investigator Federal Public Defender
    • 1978 - 1996
      investigator Federal Public Defender
    • 1996
      director, California Death Penalty Review and Re-investigation
      Santa Barbara, Honduras
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