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Austin Worthington Brizendine, American judge. Bar: Maryland 1951, United States District Court Maryland 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960.

Background

Brizendine, Austin Worthington was born on November 7, 1915 in Baltimore. Son of Edward C. and Bessie M. Brizendine.

Education

Bachelor, Dickinson College, 1939. Juris Doctor, University Maryland, 1950.

Career

Associate Turnbull & Brewster, Towson, Maryland, 1953—1957. Assistant county solicitor Baltimore County, 1957—1959, assistant state's atty, 1959—1966. Private practice, 1966—1976.

Senior partner Brizendine & Brizendine, 1976—1978. Associate judge 3d Judicial Court Baltimore County, since 1978. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1953.

Achievements

  • Bar: Maryland 1951, United States District Court Maryland 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

President Towson Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association, 1955, Towsontowne Junior High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1958. Secretary, board managers Towson Young Men’s Christian Association, 1960—1970. President, board directors Gunpowder Youth Camps, Inc., 1965.

Fellow: Maryland Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association (committee defense indigent 1968), Baltimore County Bar Association (executive council 1972-1978, secretary 1975-1976, vice president 1976-1977, president 1977-1978), Maryland State Bar Association (ethics and grievance committees), Wednesday Law, Dissenters Law, Kiwanis (president 1962).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Pressler Bietsch, January 17, 1942. Children: Grace Brizendine Bishop, Austin W. Junior, Catherine Brizendine Tolman.

father:
Edward C.

mother:
Bessie M. Brizendine

spouse:
Elizabeth Pressler Bietsch

child:
Grace Brizendine Bishop Brizendine

child:
Austin W. Junior Brizendine

child:
Catherine Brizendine Tolman Brizendine