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John William Frye III, American Senior circuit judge. Bar: Florida 1958. Named One of 5 Outstanding Young Men of Florida Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964, Outstanding Young Man of Escambia County Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965, Pensacola Sports Association Hall of Fame, 1986.


III, John William Frye, was born on April 20, 1929 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. Son of John William, Junior and Louise Frances (Bennett) F.


Juris Doctor, U. Florida, 1957;Bachelor of Arts, University Florida, 1978;graduate, National College for State Judiciary, 1967;postgraduate, National College for State Judiciary, 1970-1971, 75.


Private practice, Pensacola, 1958-1967;states attorney, 1st Judicial Circuit of Florida, Pensacola, 1961-1967;circuit judge, 1st Judicial Circuit of Florida, Pensacola, 1967-1988, retired;active retired senior judge, 1st Judicial Circuit of Florida, Pensacola, 1988-1990, 92-;counsel, Escambia County Sheriff's Department, 1991-1992;administrative judge Circuit Court, Escambia County, 1976-1982;administrative judge juvenile division Circuit Court, Escambia County, 1986-1988;member evening faculty, Pensacola Junior College, 1964;Member evening faculty, Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, 1968-1970. Guest lecturer, Adjunct Professor U. West Florida. Member of faculty Florida Judicial College, 1980-1983.


Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.


The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.


Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


Board member, area vice president Florida Arthritis Foundation, 1958-1967. Founder, organizer West Florida Arthritis Foundation, 1967. President West Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1966-1968.

Member Florida Governor's Council on Criminal Justice, 1971-1975. Chairman Region I, Florida Governor's Commission on Criminal Justice, 1971-1974, Court Task Force, 1974. Faculty advisor National College State Judiciary, 1973.

Member Florida Judicial College, 1980, 81. President Young Democratic Clubs of Florida, 1964-1965, Metropolitan Pensacola Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978, 79, Pensacola Rose Society, 1981. Secretary University of West Florida Foundation, 1988-1990.

With United States Air Force, 1948-1952. Member Florida Bar, Escabmia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, Circuit Judges Conference of Florida, Pensacola Optimist Club (president 1990-1991), Florida Blue Key, Phi Alpha Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Elks.


Married Joyce K. Cerreto, March 1990.