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Theodore Elliot Yeshion

Theodore Elliot Yeshion, American crime laboratory director.


  • Yeshion, Theodore Elliot was born on March 18, 1951 in New York City. Son of Norman Joseph and Selma (Schoenberg) Yeshion.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Biology, City University of New York, Jamaica, New York, 1973. Master of Science in Forensic Science, George Washington University, 1975.


    • Forensic serologist, special agent North Carolina Bureau Investigation, Raleigh, 1975-1979. Crime laboratory analyst supervisor Florida Department Law Enforcement Tampa Regional Crime Laboratory, Tampa, 1979-1983, chief, since 1983. Instructor Tampa Police Academy, since 1980, institute governmental services Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, since 1981.

      Forensic science consultant and expert witness, since 1983.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Advisor Department Public Health Committee on Sexual Battery, Pinellas County, Florida, since 1985. Board directors Hillsborough County Crisis Center, Tampa, since 1980. Chairman Florida Department Law Enforcement Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Task Force, 1987-1990.

    Chairman division crime laboratories and staff services safety committee, 1987-1990. Member Hillsborough County Task Force on Sexual Assault, 1980-1982. Member North Carolina Rape Crisis Association, 1978-1979, North Carolina Law Enforcement, 1975-1979.

    Fellow American Academy Forensic Sciences. Member American Society Crime Laboratory Directors, Southern Association Forensic Scientists, Arizona Homicide Investigators Association (honorary), Bloodstain Evidence Specialists and Technicians Association.



    Black belt in shorinryu karate.


    • Married Beverly Joy Post, July 18, 1976. Children: Sarah Rochelle, Michael Jared.
    • father: Norman Joseph Yeshion
    • mother: Selma (Schoenberg) Yeshion
    • spouse: Beverly Joy Post
    • children: Sarah Rochelle Yeshion
    • Michael Jared Yeshion
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    Born March 18, 1951
    (age 66)