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Wayne Miller Purdom

Wayne Miller Purdom, American judge. Bar: Georgia 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977. Member Georgia Bar Association, Decatur-DeKalb Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

Background

  • Purdom, Wayne Miller was born on April 14, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Philisophy Walton and Bettie (Miller) Purdom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics cum laude, Yale University, 1974. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1977. Master of Laws in Taxation, Emory University, 1980.

    Career

    • Partner Purdom & Ellis, Decatur, Georgia, 1977-1984. Associate judge Magistrate Court DeKalb, 1983-1984, chief judge, since 1985. Consultant in field, Decatur, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1977, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Membership

    Member Georgia Bar Association, Decatur-DeKalb Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Susan B. Ellis, June 19, 1977. Children: Karen, Elizabeth, Catherine.
    • father: Philisophy Walton Purdom
    • mother: Bettie (Miller) Purdom
    • spouse: Susan B. Ellis
    • children: Karen Purdom
    • Elizabeth Purdom
    • Catherine Purdom
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    Born April 14, 1953
    (age 64)
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