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Myron Thomas Steele

Myron Thomas Steele, state supreme court chief justice. Bar: Virginia 1970, Delaware 1970, United States District Court Delaware 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1974.

Background

  • Steele, Myron Thomas was born on July 28, 1945 in Taunton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Myron Thetus and Coleen Amelia (Polk) Steele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Virginia, 1967. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1970.

    Career

    • Associate Prickett, Ward, Burt & Sanders, Dover, Delaware, 1970, 1973, partner, 1974. Deputy attorney general State of Delaware, 1971—1972. Vice president, director Prickett, Jones, Elliott, Kristol & Schnee, Dover, 1974—1988.

      Associate judge Superior Court, 1988—1990, research judge, 1990—1994. Vice chancellor Court Chancery, Delaware, 1994—2000. Justice Delaware Supreme Court, since 2000, chief justice, since 2004.

      Member executive committee Delaware Democratic State Committee, 1974—1988. Board directors Childrens Bureau Delaware, Delaware News Council. Chairman Consumer Affairs Board, 1974—1988, Central Delaware Health Care Corporation, 1990—1993.

      Served to 1st. lieutenant United States Army, 1970, colonel retired Delaware National Guard, 1974-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1970, Delaware 1970, United States District Court Delaware 1970, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1974.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (member judicial liaison commercial and business litigation committee, business section), Del-Vets, Commission on Court 2000 (Delaware), Kent County Bar Association (past president), Virginia State Bar, Delaware Bar Association (past vice president), Kiwanis (past president), Rehoboth Beach Country Club, Wilmington Club, Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Beverly June Heaps, February 4, 1967. Children: Clayton Carter, Jenness Farnham.
    • father: Myron Thetus Steele
    • mother: Coleen Amelia (Polk) Steele
    • spouse: Beverly June Heaps
    • children: Clayton Carter Steele
    • Jenness Farnham Steele
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    Born July 28, 1945
    (age 72)
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