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Jim L. Dye, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1958, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982. Named Outstanding Young Man, Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965; recipient Distinguished Service award, Tallahassee Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964.

Background

Dye, Jim L. was born on January 3, 1932 in Leachville, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Elbert and Mary (Redden) Dye.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1956.

Career

Partner various law firms, Tallahassee, 1956—1981. President The Dye Law Firm, since 1982. Prosecuting attorney Leon County, 1964.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Florida 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1958, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Member of Florida Prospective Attorneys Association (chairman 1966-1968), Florida Association Trial Lawyers, American Judicature Society, Tallahassee Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Elks, Kiwanis (president 1967).

Connections

Married Hattie Sue Angel, June 15, 1953. Children: Jimmy Lee, Don David, Peggy Sue.

father:
James Elbert Dye

mother:
Mary (Redden) Dye

spouse:
Hattie Sue Angel

children:
Jimmy Lee Dye

Don David Dye

Peggy Sue Dye