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Edwin Lloyd Pittman

Edwin Lloyd Pittman, State supreme court justice. Bar: Mississippi. Trustee William Carey College 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry United States Army. Member U. Mississippi Alumni Association, University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, Mississippi Junior Chamber of Commerce (past state director), American Bar Association, South Central Mississippi Bar Association.

Background

Pittman, Edwin Lloyd was born on January 2, 1935 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Lloyd H. and Pauline Pittman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi Sch Law, 1960.

Career

Practiced law until, 1964. Member Mississippi Senate, 1964-1972. Treasurer State of Mississippi, Jackson, 1976-1980, secretary of state, 1980-1984, attorney general, 1984-1988.

Associate justice Mississippi Supreme Court, 1989—2004, chief justice, 2001—2004. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1980. Chairman Business Courts Study Group.

2nd lieutenant United States Army, retired colonel United States Army, Mississippi National Guard, retired Brigadier General, judge advisor, General Corps.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in people.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Trustee William Carey College. Member University Mississippi Alumni Association, University Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, Mississippi Junior Chamber of Commerce (past state director), American Bar Association, South Central Mississippi Bar Association Clubs, National Association Attorney General (member executive committee 85-87), Lions, Masons.

Connections

Married Barbara Peel (deceased). Married Virginia Lund, 1996. Children: Melanie, Edwin, Jennifer.

Politics

As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.