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Lawyer

Paul Revere Ervin, American lawyer. Member North Carolina House of Representatives from Mecklenburg County, 1935-1937. Trustee Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina, from 1956; Member American, North Carolina bar associations, Bar 26th Judicial District North Carolina, Order of Coif, Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Ervin, Paul Revere was born on April 7, 1908 in Mount Mourne, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Osborne and Stella (Conger) Ervin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Duke, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931. Doctor of Laws, High Point (North Carolina) College, 1964.

Career

Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1930, practiced in Charlotte. Senior partner firm Ervin, Horack & McCartha, from 1961. Public guardian, public administrator Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1936-1950.

Director Carolina Transfer & Storage Company, United Select Foods, Inc., McEwen Funeral Service, Inc. Delaware Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference Methodist Church, 1944, 48, 52, 56, member General Conference, 1948, 52, 56, member Judicial Council, from 1956, vice president, 1960-1964, president, from 1964. Member Charlotte Board Health, from 1956.

Chairman Citizens Ednl. Commission Eliminating Obscenity, from 1964. Member North Carolina Advisory Committee Civil Rights, 1958-1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles.

Membership

Member North Carolina House of Representatives from Mecklenburg County, 1935-1937. Trustee Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina, from 1956. Member American, North Carolina bar associations, Bar 26th Judicial District North Carolina, Order of Coif, Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Clubs: Civitan (past president, past international judge advocate, Myers Park Country (past president) (Charlotte).

Connections

Married Dorothy Denton, March 28, 1936. Children: Diana (Mistress.

father:
James Osborne Ervin

mother:
Stella (Conger) Ervin

spouse:
Dorothy Denton

child:
Diana (Mrs Ervin