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Francis Cedric Browne, American judge. Bar: District of Columbia, Maryland.

Background

Browne, Francis Cedric was born on January 22, 1915 in Cleveland. Son of William Henry and Anna Loretta (Ginley) Browne.

Education

Student, Ohio State University, 1935. Bachelor of Arts Akron, 1936. Juris Doctor, Cleveland State University, 1942.

Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1950.

Career

Patent lawyer, Washington, 1945-1975;partner, Browne, Beveridge, DeGrandi & Kline and predecessorspatent solicitor, Industrial Rayon Corporation, Cleveland, 1938-1941;trial judge, United States Court Claims, 1975-1980;senior trial judge, United States Court Claims, 1981-1982;senior judge, United States Court Claims, from 1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia, Maryland.

Membership

Patent attorney United States Air Force, 1945. Colonel Judge Advisory General Department, United States Air Force research retired. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Patent Law Association, Thomas More Society (treasurer 1961-1972), Delta Theta Phi, Phi Delta Theta (president Washington alumni 1962-1963), Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta, Knights of Columbus (4th degree), National Lawyers Club (governor 1959-1980, secretary 1959-1975), Kenwood Golf and Country Club, Cosmos CLub.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Cullen, July 3, 1937. Children: Richard C., James F., Barbara Ann Browne Elliott, Martha Louise Browne Schwartz, David F.

father:
William Henry Browne

mother:
Anna Loretta (Ginley) Browne

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Cullen

child:
Richard C. Browne

child:
James F. Browne

child:
Barbara Ann Browne Elliott Browne

child:
Martha Louise Browne Schwartz Browne

child:
David F. Browne