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Orvil Limbauh DAYTON

Orvil Limbauh DAYTON, American Judge, Circuit Court b. July 29, 1878, Cooke Company, Texas. Member of Masons; Shrine; Elks; Moose; Eastern Star; Woodmen of the World; M.W.; Knights of Pythias.; Redmen; Odd Fellows.

Education

  • H.S., Dade City, Florida; Hartwell Institute., Hartwell, Georgia.

Career

  • Admitted to Bar, 1899, Dade City, Florida Elected Company Judge, Pasco Company, 1900. Elected Clerk, Circuit Court, Pasco Company, Florida, 1904. Elected Mayor, Dade City, Florida, 1908.

    Appointed Prosecuting Attorney, Company Court, Pasco Company, Florida, 1911. Elected Prosecuting Attorney, Pasco Company, Florida, 1912. Elected Company.Judge, Pasco Company, 1916.

    Commissioned by Governor of Florida, Captain of Company A. Pasco Company Guards of Florida, 1917. Commissioned by Governor, Major, British American Tobacco, Pasco Company Guards of Florida, 1918. Elected Mayor, Dade City, Florida, 1919.

    Elected Company Judge, Pasco Company Florida, 1920. Appointed Mayor, Dade City, Florida, 1924. Elected Company Judge, Pasco Company, 1924.

    Appointed Judge, 6 Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1927, 6 yrs.

Membership

  • Member of Masons; Shrine. Elks; Moose; Eastern Star. Woodmen of the World. M.W.; Knights of Pythias. Redmen; Odd Fellows.

Connections

  • Spouse Ella M. Georgia&horn, June 23, 1902, Dade City, Florida.
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