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Lawyer , real estate company executive

Lykes M. Boykin, American lawyer, real estate company executive. Bar: District of Columbia, South Carolina. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross with star, Air medal with four stars. With Air Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1946. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Masons, Army Navy Country Club, City Tavern Club, Kappa Alpha, Delta Theta Phi.

Background

Boykin, Lykes M. was born on December 6, 1919 in Lamar, South Carolina, United States. Son of James Arthur and Marion Muller (Lykes) Boykin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Presbyterian College, 1940. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1948.

Career

Chief naval research aviation bases, Office Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, 1946-1949;associate, Cleary, Gottlieb, Friendly & Cox, Washington, 1949-1951;associate counsel, Federal Civil Defense Administration, Washington, 1951-1953;partner, Boykin & DeFrancis, Washington, 1953-1973;president, Boykin Corporation, Washington, since 1973. Partner Colton & Boykin, Washington, 1974-1976. President Panorama Real Estate, Inc., Washington, 1975-1982.

Chairman LB Properties Inc., 1991-1994, GaryProperties Inc., 1991-1994. Chairman MEB Properties, Inc., since 1994. Board directors United States branch Munich Reins Company, Munich American Reins Company.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia, South Carolina.

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

With Air Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1946. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Masons, Army Navy Country Club, City Tavern Club, Kappa Alpha, Delta Theta Phi.

Connections

Married Maxine Elizabeth Wagner, August 10, 1945. Children: Ronald D., Diana Boykin Lippman.

father:
James Arthur Boykin

mother:
Marion Muller (Lykes) Boykin

spouse:
Maxine Elizabeth Wagner

child:
Ronald D. Boykin

child:
Diana Boykin Lippman Boykin