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Lawyer

Lucius Adolphus Buck, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1928, Florida 1929, New York 1940. Received Bronze Star, European-African-Middle East Theater Ribbon (with 9 Bronze stars), Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, 2 War Department General Staff Commendations, R.A.F. Field Commendation.

Background

Buck, Lucius Adolphus was born on July 3, 1905 in Abington, Virginia, United States. Son of E.C. and Mary (Lee) Buck.

Education

Student, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia, 1924. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1929.

Career

Sole practice, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1929-1934. Special assistant to the United States Attorney General, 1934-1938. Senior tax. associate Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sunderland & Klendl, New York City, 1938-1942, 45-48.

Sole practice Jacksonville, Florida, 1948-1951, 51-82. Senior partner private law firm, since 1951. Chairman Jacksonville Expressway Authority, 1955-1961.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1928, Florida 1929, New York 1940.

Membership

Trustee Episcopal High School, Jacksonville, 1966-1974, also chairman planning committee Served as officer Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, Florida Bar (chairman tax section 1953-1958), Southern Academy Letters, Arts and Sciences (director general since 1971), Order of Coif, Raven Society, Phi Alpha Delta, Theta Chi. Club: River (Jacksonville).

Connections

Married Margaret Winters, March 29, 1935. 1 child, David Mason.

father:
E.C. Buck

mother:
Mary (Lee) Buck

spouse:
Margaret Winters

child:
David Mason Buck