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James Elliott Tucker, American Lawyer. Bar: North Carolina l939, Supreme Court of the United States Court l943, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina l944, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina l947, United States District Court South Carolina. l956, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) l98l.

Background

Tucker, James Elliott was born on September 14, 1914 in Madison, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Thomas and Nellie Rosina (Wilson) Tucker.

Education

Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University, 1939.

Career

Staff attorney, Office North Carolina Attorney General, Raleigh, North Carolina, l939-44; assistant, then deputy attorney general, Office North Carolina Attorney General, Raleigh, North Carolina, l945-5l; partner, Ward & Tucker, New Bern, North Carolina, l952-68; partner, Hunton and Williams, Raleigh, l978-83; senior partner, Ward, Tucker, Ward and Smith, New Bern, l968-7l; of counsel, Ward & Smith, New Bern, l97l-75; of counsel, Joyner and Howison, Raleigh, l975-77; partner, Joyner and Howison, Raleigh, l977-78; of counsel, North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh, l983-92; of counsel, Barrow, Redwine & Davis, Raleigh, since 1993; councilor, North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh, l970. Instructor Law School Wake Forest U., 1942-1943. Member North Carolina Board Law Examiners, Raleigh, 1966-1972.

Board directors Bank of New Bern, senior vice president, general counsel, 1963-1972. General counsel 1st Citizens Bank and Trust Company, 1962-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina l939, Supreme Court of the United States Court l943, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina l944, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina l947, United States District Court South Carolina. l956, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) l98l.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, American Judicature Society, American Bar Foundation, National Association Tax Administrators (chairman attorneys section l947), North Carolina 3d Judicial District Bar Association (president l966-68), North Carolina l0th Judicial District Bar Association, Supreme Court History Society, Golden Bough, Gamma Eta Gamma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Lambda Chi Alpha.

Connections

Married Maria Helena Amorim deLemos, November l0, l949. Children: William Thomas, Maria Beatriz deLemos.

father:
William Thomas Tucker

mother:
Nellie Rosina (Wilson) Tucker

spouse:
Maria Helena Amorim deLemos

child:
William Thomas Tucker

child:
Maria Beatriz deLemos Tucker