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Charles Victor Pyle,

Charles Victor Pyle,, American judge. Bar: South Carolina 1959, United States District Court (western district) South Carolina 1959, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1960. Recipient Distinguished Service award City of Greenville, 1968, award, American Bar Association, 1968.


Pyle,, Charles Victor was born on December 24, 1934 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Victor and Eugenia (Smith) Pyle.


Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1859. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1970. Postgraduate, National Judicial College, 1980.


Bar: South Carolina. 1959, United States District Court (western district) South Carolina. 1959, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1960. Partner Pyle & Pyle Attorneys, Greenville, South Carolina., 1959-1976.

Assistant city attorney City of Greenville, 1963-1965, municipal court judge, 1965-1968. County judge County of Greenville, 1976-1979;resident judge 13th circuit State of South Carolina., Greenville, 1979^. Member South Carolina.Ho. of Representatives, 1969-1974, 1st vice-chairman judicial committee, 1973-1974.

Chairman Adv.Com. on Standards Judicial Conduct, 1980-1993. Member South Carolina. Judicial Council, 1984^.

Faculty advisor National Judicial College, 1988, commission judicial conduct 1993^. chair 1994^. Member circuit judges advisory commission, 1984^. Delegate National Conference State Trial Judges, 1990-1994.


Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.


The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.


Board trustees Buncombe St. United Methodist Church, since 2000, chair, 2002—2007. Member American Judicature Society (board directors 1966-1970), South Carolina Bar Association (circuit vice president 1966-1967, president young lawyers conference 1963-1964), South Carolina Association Circuir Judges (chairman 1993-1995), Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Alpha.


Married Johanna Douglas Wright, June 8, 1957 (deceased).; married Suzanne M. Reynolds, May 4, 1996. Children: Louisa Douglas, Sarah P. Fay, Charles Victor III.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.