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Louis B. Meyer

Louis B. Meyer, judge, retired state supreme court justice. Bar: North Carolina 1960, United States District (eastern district) North Carolina 1960, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1962.

Background

Meyer, Louis B. was born on July 15, 1933 in Marion, North Carolina, United States. Son of Louis B. and Beulah (Smith) Meyer.

Education

Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University, 1960. Master of Laws, University Virginia, 1992.

Career

Law clerk, Supreme Court North Carolina, Raleigh, 1960;special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1961-1962;attorney, Lucas, Rand, Rose, Meyer, Jones & Orcutt P.A., Wilson, North Carolina, 1962-1981;associate justice, Supreme Court North Carolina, Raleigh, 1981-1995;retired, Supreme Court North Carolina, Raleigh, 1995;special judge, Superior Court, since 1995.

Religion

Having created, God did not withdraw the divine presence or activity, but remained fully knowledgeable of and engaged with the world. This engagement includes revealing God and God's ways.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Former county chairman Wilson County Democrats, North Carolina. Former member North Carolina State Executive Committee Democratic Party. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957.

Member Wilson County Bar Association (former president), 7th Judicial District Bar Association (former president), North Carolina Bar Association (former vice president), Masons.

Connections

Married Evelyn Spradlin, December 29, 1956. Children: Louis B. III, Patricia Shannon, Adam Burden.

Politics

Represented in Baptist churches are equally diverse worship styles, cultural mores and approaches to Scriptural interpretation. The resulting challenges and opportunities have made the believers stronger —through fellowship, respect, mutual support and dialog, all based on a belief that unity in Christ involves growth and understanding.