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John Lockwood Remsen, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1953, United States District Court Florida 1953. Recipient Community Appreciation award, 1984.


Remsen, John Lockwood was born on April 5, 1928 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank W. and Helen (Lockwood) Remsen.


Graduate, Palm Beach Junior College, 1950. Master of Laws cum laude, University Miami, 1953.


Worked at Boose Casey Ciklin Lubitz Martens McBane & O'Connell. Admitted to the bar, 1953, Florida. Member, 1989—and Vice President, 1993—, Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

Member, Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame Committee, 1987—. Member: Palm Beach County and American Bar Associations. The Florida Bar (Member and Chairman, 1967-1970, 1975-1978, 1982-1986, 1988-1991.

Member and Chairman, 15th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, 1978-1982. 1983-1987; Member, Statewide Worker's Compensation Judicial Nominating Commission, 1994—. Member, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 1987—.

Chairman, 1990-1991; Member, Special Commission on Merit Selection and Retention of Trial Judges, 1989-1990).


Trustee Ocean Learning Institute, 1981. Board directors Palm Beach County Sports Hall Fame, 1985. Board governors Palm Beach Maritime Museum, since 1986.

Member of American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association (member, chairman grievance committee 1967-1970, chairman unauthorized practice committee 1972-1975, member, chairman grievance committee 1975-1978, member professional ethics committee 1978-1982, member and chairman 15th Circuit Florida Judicial Nominating Commn 1978-1982, member, chairman grievance committee 1982-1985, member and chairman 15th Circuit Florida Judicial Nominating Commn 1983-1987, judicial nominating procedures committee 1987), Palm Beach County Bar Association.


Married Dorothy Lee Vasser, September 19, 1951. Children: John Lockwood, Helen Michelle Remsen Fisher, Stephanie E.