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Edwin Whitley Harwell

Edwin Whitley Harwell, American judge. Bar: Alabama bar 1952. Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Alabama Bar Association, Calhoun County Bar Association (past president), Veterans of Foreign Wars, Alabama Municipal Judges Association (past president), United Commercial Travelers, Elk, Moose, Anniston Exchange (past president).

Background

  • Harwell, Edwin Whitley was born on June 4, 1929 in Ashland, Alabama, United States. Son of William Thomas and Effie Belle (Whitley) Harwell.

  • Education

    • Student, Jacksonville State University, 1949. Bachelor of Science, Juris Doctor, University Alabama, 1952.

    Career

    • Practicing attorney, 1954-1971. Circuit judge Anniston, Alabama, 1971-1977. City judge City of Oxford, from 1977.

      Individual practice law, from 1977.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama bar 1952.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Religion

    Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member Alabama Bar Association, Calhoun County Bar Association (past president), Veterans of Foreign Wars, Alabama Municipal Judges Association (past president), United Commercial Travelers, Elk, Moose, Anniston Exchange (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Olma Lillian Motes, November 27, 1957.
    • father: William Thomas Harwell
    • mother: Effie Belle (Whitley) Harwell
    • spouse: Olma Lillian Motes
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    Died March, 2003
    (aged 73)
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