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John Thomas Allen

John Thomas Allen, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1961, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1962, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Background

  • Allen, John Thomas was born on August 23, 1935 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States. Son of John Thomas and Mary Lita (Shields) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration with honors, University Florida, 1958. Juris Doctor, Stetson University, 1961.

    Career

    • Associate Mann, Harrison, Mann & Rowe and successor Greene, Mann, Rowe, Davenport & Stanton, St. Petersburg, 1961-1967, partner, 1967-1974. Sole practice, 1974-1995. Private practice Allen & Maller, P.A., 1996-1998, Gulfport, Florida, from 1998.

      Counsel Pinellas County Legislation Delaware, 1974-1975. Counsel for Pinellas County as special counsel on water matters, 1975-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1961, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1962, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

    Politics

    Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Having created, God did not withdraw the divine presence or activity, but remained fully knowledgeable of and engaged with the world. This engagement includes revealing God and God's ways.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

    Membership

    Member Com of 100, St. Petersburg, 1975-1998. Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, St. Petersburg Bar Association, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Beta Gamma Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Ann Lindsey, June 16, 1958 (divorced 1985). Children: John Thomas III, Linda Joyce, Catherine Lee (deceased). Married Janice Dearmin Hudson, March 16, 1987 (divorced 2002).
    • father: John Thomas Allen
    • mother: Mary Lita (Shields) Allen
    • spouses: Joyce Ann Lindsey
    • Janice Dearmin Hudson
    • children: John Thomas III Allen
    • Linda Joyce Allen
    • Catherine Lee Allen (deceased)
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    Died December 6, 2004
    (aged 69)
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