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Enoch Jonathan Whitney

Enoch Jonathan Whitney, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1970 United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1982, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1989, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974. Named Able Toastmaster, Toastmasters International, 1977.

Background

  • Whitney, Enoch Jonathan was born on October 7, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Enoch Johnson and Iris Ida (Sperber) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Florida State University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Florida State University, 1970. Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Law Institute, 1989.

    Career

    • Research assistant Florida 1st District Court Appeals, Tallahassee, 1971. Assistant attorney general Florida Department Legal Affairs, 1971—1974. Assistant general counsel Florida Department Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles, 1974—1979, general counsel, 1979—1982, 1986—2005.

      General counsel Florida Parole and Probation Commission, Tallahassee, 1982-1985. Instructor Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy, Tallahassee, 1977-1982, 86—.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1970 United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1982, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1989, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Tallahassee Bar Association (ex officio director 1989-1997), Florida Government Bar Association (president 1977-1978), Florida Bar (board governors 1989-1997, charter member government law section 1991, appellate law section 1994, board certified appellate lawyer since 1994, budget committee 1992-1995, 96-99, appellate certified committee 1998-2004, vice chair 2001-2002, chairman, 2002-2003), Florida Council Bar Association President (life), Florida State University Alumni Association (life), Florida Governor General Counsels Association (president 1998-1999), Florida Association Women Lawyers, Tallahassee Association Women Lawyers, Florida Supreme Court History Society, Supreme Court United States History Society, Attorney General's History Society Florida, Florida Sheriff's Association, Governors Club, Capital Tiger Bay Club, Florida Association Police Attorneys, Kiwanis (president Tallahassee 1984-1985, lieutenant governor Florida district 1986-1987).

    Personality

    Interests

    Antique collecting, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Marie Dupuy, August 29, 1968. Children: Elizabeth, William, Edward.
    • father: Enoch Johnson Whitney
    • mother: Iris Ida (Sperber) Whitney
    • spouse: Diane Marie Dupuy
    • children: Elizabeth Whitney
    • William Whitney
    • Edward Whitney
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    Born October 7, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality

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