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John Wellington Greene, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)Civil litigation, stateCriminalJuvenilejudge. Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1974.


Greene, John Wellington was born on November 16, 1939 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of Edgar S. H. and Hilda (Andrews) Greene.


Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1966.


Bar: Louisiana 1966, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1966. Research assistant Louisiana Water Resources Institute, Baton Rouge, 1965-1966, 1st Circuit Court Appeals, Baton Rouge, 1966-1968. Partner firm Burns, Greene & Farmer, Covington, Louisiana, 1968-76.

District judge 22d judicial district State of Louisiana, St. Tammany andWashington Parishes, Covington, 1976-1996, chief judge, 1978-1979. Appointed judge 1st circuit Court Appeals, Baton Rouge, 1981. Lecturer; member Judicial Planning Committee, New Orleans, member long-range planning subcommittee, 1977-1981, financing and facilities subcommittee, 1979-1982, appellate court delay-court reporting subcommittee, 1982-1984.

Member Department Health and Human Liaison Committee, since 1983, Louisiana Driving While Intoxicated Review Board, 1983. Board of directors Istrouma Area council Boy Scouts American, 1967-1978, district chairman Boy Scouts in St. Tammany Parish, 1969-1974. Board directors 1st United Methodist Church, Covington, 1973-1981.

Chairman juvenile committee, board directors Youth Service Bureau St.Tammany Parish, Covington, since 1981, president, 1984.


The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.


A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.


All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.


Board directors Istrouma Area Council Boy Scouts America, 1967—1978, district chairman Boy Scouts in St. Tammany Parish, 1969—1974, 1st United Methodist Church, Covington, 1973—1981. Board directors,chairman Jjuvenile Committee. Board directors Youth Service Bureau St. Tammany Parish, Covington, since 1981, president, 1984, Recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts America, 1974.

Member of Covington Chamber of Commerce (president 1975-1976) (associate), Louisiana District Judges Association (executive committee 1984) (associate), Louisiana Defense Counsel Society (associate), Louisiana Trial Lawyers Society (associate), American Judges Association (associate), St. Tammany Bar Association (associate), Covington Bar Association (associate), Louisiana Bar Association (associate), Louisiana Council Juvenile Court Judges (associate), American Bar Association, American Judicature Society (associate).


Married Judy Lynn Harris, August 28, 1965. Children: Whitney Andrews, Jon Harris, Garrett Wellington.