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Clayton B. Burton, Sr.

Clayton B. Burton, Sr., American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1960, United States Court Military Appeals 1962, Florida 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

Background

  • Sr., Clayton B. Burton, was born on December 8, 1932 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Benjamin Clayton and Beatrice (Harpole) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Maryland, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Maryland, 1960.

    Career

    • Vice president American International Land Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1962-1963. Corporate Counsel Jack Eckerd Corporation, Clearwater, 1963-1964, Li'l General Stores, Tampa, 1964-1967. President Burton Professional Association, and predecessor firms, Clearwater, 1968-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1960, United States Court Military Appeals 1962, Florida 1967, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

    Works

    • Can't Take It With You: The Art of Making and Giving Money
    • An engaging chronicle of the remarkable life of Lewis Cullman, a figure George Soros refers to as a "pioneer in finance" Forty years ago, Lewis Cullman shocked Wall Street by introducing a financial model that went on to define modern business.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served with Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Air Force, 1960-1962, colonel Reserve retired. Member American Bar Association (standing committee on legal assistance for military personnel 1981-1987, chairman 1984-1987, vice chairman military law committee general practice section 1981-1994, member consortium on legal services and the public 1984-1987, vice chairman estate planning committee general practice section 1985-1987, chairman 1987-1994), Reserve Officers Association (life), Air Force Association (life), Scabbard and Blade (past national vice president), Florida Bar Association (chairman military law committee 1979-1981), Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Hubbel, September 6, 1956. Children: Clayton B., Joan Lowell.
    • father: Benjamin Clayton B.
    • mother: Beatrice (Harpole) B.
    • spouse: Joan Hubbel
    • children: Clayton B. Sr.
    • Joan Lowell Sr.
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    Born December 8, 1932
    Died 1994
    (aged 61)
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