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Almeric Leander Christian, American, Canadian federal judge. Bar: Virgin Islands 1947, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955.

Background

Christian, Almeric Leander was born on November 23, 1919 in Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands, United States. Son of Adam Emmanuel and Elena (Davis) Christian.

Education

Student, University Puerto Rico, 1938. AB, Columbia University, 1942. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Practiced law, Virgin Islands, 1947-1962;United States district attorney for, Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, 1962-1969;judge, United States District Court Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, 1969-1970;chief judge, United States District Court Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, 1970-1988;judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Virgin Islands, 1986-1988;senior district judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Virgin Islands, 1988.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virgin Islands 1947, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955.

Membership

Board visitors Columbia Law School. Member Virgin Islands Board Education, from 1961. Member Diocesan Outreach communications of Diocese of Episcopal Church American and British Virgin Islands.

Trustee Virgin Islands Montessori School Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Virgin Islands Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Federal Bar Association, National Bar Association.

Connections

Son of Adam Emmanuel and Elena (Davis) C. M. Virginia Cecilia Sterling, September 13, 1943 (divorced September 1962). 1 daughter, Donna Marie.

M. Shirley Camille Frorup, August 31, 1963. Children: Adam, Rebecca.

father:
Adam Emmanuel Christian

mother:
Elena (Davis) Christian

spouse:
Virginia Cecilia Sterling

spouse:
Shirley Camille Frorup

child:
Adam Christian

child:
Rebecca Christian