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Lynda Carole Burris Linscott

Lynda Carole Burris Linscott, American prosecutor. Bar: Oklahoma 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma 1985, United States District Court of Appeals (10th circuit) 1985, Texas 1994. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association (director Young Lawyers division 1984-1986), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Linscott, Lynda Carole Burris was born on May 26, 1959 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Lyle and Carol (Tyree) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1981. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1984.

    Career

    • Asst district attorney County of Muskogee, 1984-1985. Assistant United States attorney Eastern District Oklahoma United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Muskogee, 1985-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oklahoma 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma 1985, United States District Court of Appeals (10th circuit) 1985, Texas 1994.

    Politics

    All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association (director Young Lawyers division 1984-1986), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Singing, dance, snow and water skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Michael S. Linscott, February 20, 1988.
    • father: Lyle B.
    • mother: Carol (Tyree) B.
    • spouse: Michael S. Linscott
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    Born March 26, 1959
    (age 58)
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