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federal judge

Daniel Holcombe Thomas, American federal judge. Bar: bar. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1970, Silver Antelope award, 1975. Member executive board Mobile Area council Boy Scouts American, since 1963, vice president, 1967-1969, president, since 1973, member national council, since 1973, Trustee department archieves and history, State of Alabama Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member of Mobile Country.

Background

Thomas, Daniel Holcombe was born on August 25, 1906 in Prattville, Alabama, United States. Son of Columbus Eugene and Augusta (Pratt) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1928.

Career

Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1929; assistant solicitor, Mobile County member firm, Lyons, Chamberlain & Courtney, Mobile County, 1932-1937; member firm, Lyons & Thomas, Mobile County, 1937-1943; member firm, Lyons, Thomas & Pipes, Mobile County, 1946-1951; judge, United States District Court, Mobile, 1951-1971; senior judge, United States District Court, Mobile, since 1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: bar.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

Membership

Member executive board Mobile Area council Boy Scouts American, since 1963, vice president, 1967-1969, president, since 1973, member national council, since 1973, Trustee department archieves and history, State of Alabama Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member of Mobile Country.

Connections

Married Dorothy Quina, September 26, 1936 (deceased 1977). Children: Daniel H., Junior, Merrill Pratt. Married Catharine J. Miller, October 25, 1979.

father:
Columbus Eugene Thomas

mother:
Augusta (Pratt) Thomas

spouse:
Dorothy Quina

spouse:
Catharine J. Miller

child:
Merrill Pratt Thomas

child:
Junior Thomas

child:
Daniel H. Thomas