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Lester Glenn Fant, American judge. Bar: Mississippi 1930, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1931, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1952. Member of American Bar Association, Amincourt III, American Judicature Society, Summit (Memphis), Rotary (Holly Springs).

Background

Fant, Lester Glenn was born on November 14, 1906 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. Son of Lester Glenn and Cordelia (Leach) Fant.

Education

AB, Vanderbilt University, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1930.

Career

Co-practice, Holly Springs, 1930—1941. Member firm Fant & Bush, Fant & Crutcher, 1946—1980. Judge Mississippi Chancery Court, since 1980.

Professor law University Mississippi, 1941—1963. Director Bank Holly Springs. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1930, United States District Court (northern district) Mississippi 1931, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1952.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Amincourt III, American Judicature Society, Summit (Memphis), Rotary (Holly Springs).

Connections

Married Gladys Sage Fant, August 3, 1935. Children: Nancy Fant Smith, Lester Glenn III, William High School.

father:
Lester Glenn Fant

mother:
Cordelia (Leach) Fant

spouse:
Gladys Sage Fant

child:
Nancy Fant Smith Fant

child:
Lester Glenn III Fant

child:
William High School Fant