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Lawyer

James Wright Horton, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina. 1948. Decorated Silver Star.

Background

Horton, James Wright was born on December 24, 1919 in Belton, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Aiken and Emmae (Tate) Horton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Furman U., 1942; Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Partner, Nettles & Horton, Greenville, South Carolina., 1948-1952; partner, Rainey, Fant & Horton, Greenville, South Carolina., 1952-1970; partner, Horton, Drawdy, Marchbanks, Ashmore, Chapman & Brown, Greenville, South Carolina., 1970-1978; partner, Horton, Drawdy, Ward & Johnson, Greenville, South Carolina., 1978-1991; retired, 1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Carolina. 1948.

Politics

God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

President United Fund Greenville County, 1959. Member Greenville County School Trustees, 1964-1970, vice chairman, 1969. President Greenville Family and Children's Service, 1954-1955, 68-70.

Board directors Salvation Army, since 1969, treasurer, 1970-1971. Board directors Family and Children's Service, Greenville Mental Health Clinic, 1956-1959, Greater Greenville Community Foundation, 1981. Colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, retired.

Member Greenville County Bar Association (president 1981).

Connections

Married Eunice Rice, November 20, 1948. Children— James Wright, Max Rice, Rex Rice.

father:
John Aiken Horton

mother:
Emmae (Tate) Horton

spouse:
Eunice Rice

child:
James Wright Horton

child:
Rex Rice Horton

child:
Max Rice Horton