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John Trice Nixon

John Trice Nixon, American federal judge. Bar: Alabama bar 1960, Tennessee bar 1972. Served with United States Army, 1958. Member Fly Club (Cambridge), Harvard-Radcliffe Club (Nashville).

Background

  • Nixon, John Trice was born on January 9, 1933 in New Orleans. Son of H. C. and Anne (Trice) Nixon.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1960.

    Career

    • Individual practice law, Anniston, Alabama, 1960-1962. City attorney, 1962-1964. Trial attorney Civil Rights Division, Department Justice, Washington, 1964-1969.

      Staff attorney, comptroller of Treasury State of Tennessee, 1971-1976. Private practice law Nashville, 1976-1977. Circuit judge, 1977-1978.

      General sessions judge, 1978-1980. Judge United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee, Nashville, 1980—1991, 1991—1998, senior judge, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama bar 1960, Tennessee bar 1972.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1958. Member Fly Club (Cambridge), Harvard-Radcliffe Club (Nashville).

    Connections

    • Children: Mignon Elizabeth, Anne Trice.
    • father: H. C. Nixon
    • mother: Anne (Trice) Nixon
    • children: Mignon Elizabeth Nixon
    • Anne Trice Nixon
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    Born January 9, 1933
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