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Lyle Donald Holcomb

Lyle Donald Holcomb was American lawyer. Bar: United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966. Recipient Silver Beaver award, Southern Florida council Boy Scouts American, 1966.

Background

  • Holcomb, Lyle Donald was born on February 3, 1929 in Miami, Florida, United States. Son of Lyle Donald and Hazel Irene (Watson) Holcomb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1954.

    Career

    • Partner Holcomb & Holcomb, Miami, 1955-1972. Associate Copeland, Therrel, Baisden & Peterson, Miami Beach, Florida, 1972-1975. Partner Therrel, Baisden, Stanton, Wood & Setlin, 1976-1985, Therrel, Baisden & Meyer Weiss, Miami Beach, 1985-1993.

      Private practice Tallahassee, 1993-1995. Organizing president Southern Florida Migrant Legal Services Program (now Florida Rural Legal Services), 1966-1968.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: United Church of Christ

    Membership

    Executive board Southern Florida council Boy Scouts American, 1958-1993. Past president, past counselor Miami chapter Huguenot Society Florida With United States Naval Reserve, 1947-1953. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel, 1980-1994, Academy Florida Probate and Trust Litigation Attorneys, 1980-1995.

    Member Dade County Bar Association (director 1960-1971, secretary 1963-1971), Miami Beach Bar Association (president 1980), Estate Planning Council Greater Miami, Society Mayflower Descendants (past president Miami club, past counselor state society), Sons of the American Revolution (past president Miami chapter), University Yacht Club.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jean Roth, July 12, 1952. Children: Susan Holcomb Davis, Scott H. (deceased), Douglas J., Mark E.
    • father: Lyle Donald Holcomb
    • mother: Hazel Irene (Watson) Holcomb
    • spouse: Barbara Jean Roth
    • children: Susan Holcomb Davis Holcomb
    • Scott H. Holcomb (deceased)
    • Douglas J. Holcomb
    • Mark E. Holcomb
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    Born February 3, 1929
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