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Asa Carter Whitehead, American lawyer, judge. Member Chamber of Commerce (past president), American, Federal, Virginia, Alexandria bar associations; Mason.

Background

Whitehead, Asa Carter was born on April 15, 1904 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas and Sally Oliver (Carter) Whitehead.

Education

Student Roanoke (Virginia) College, 1922-1924, law school University of Virginia, 1925, 1930.

Career

Teacher Pittsyivania Company, Virginia, 1925. Principal Brookneal High School, 1926-1929. Admitted to Virginia bar, 1930, Supreme Court Virginia 1934, United States District Court, 1937, Circuit Court Appeals, 1937.

Member Whitehead & Whitehead, Amherst, 1930-1933, Blackwell, Ozlin & Whitehead, Kenbridge, 1933-1940. Appointed special assistant United State Attorneys, Eastern District Virginia, 1942-1951, United State Attorneys, 1951-1953. Member Richard, Moncure & Whitehead, and predecessor firm, from 1953.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Member Chamber of Commerce (past president), American, Federal, Virginia, Alexandria bar associations. Mason.; Clubs: Young Democrats (past president Lun engurg Company), Alexandria, Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Charlotte Klocke, February 23, 1935. Children: Asa Carter, Robert, Nell.

father:
Thomas Whitehead

mother:
Sally Oliver (Carter) Whitehead

spouse:
Charlotte Klocke

children:
Robert Whitehead

Nell Whitehead

Asa Carter Whitehead