T. Edward Austin Edit Profile
Bachelor, Duke University, 1948. Master in Public School Administration, Duke University. Juris Doctor, University Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1959.
Former assistant football coach Duke University. Then history teacher, football and basketball coach Cradock High School, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1950-1951. Instructor physical education and health University Florida, 1952-1954.
Assistant county solicitor Duval county, Florida, 1961-1962. Public defender 4th judicial district, 1963-1968. State attorney, 1969-1972, 1974-1991.
General counsel government of Jacksonville, 1972-1974. Mayor City of Jacksonville, 1991-1995. Legal advisor state grand juries.
Member vestry St. John's Cathedral. Board directors, executive committee Florida Citizens against Crime. Board directors United Way.
Trustee Episcopalian Child Day Care Centers, Inc. Member advisory council national defender project Ford Foundation Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 101st Airborne divisions, 1955-1957. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.
Member Florida Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, National District Attorneys Association, Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association (past president), Florida State Public Defenders Association (past president), National Legal Aid and Defender Association (vice president, board directors, executive committee, Reginald Heber Smith award), Masons, Shriners, Royal Order Jesters, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Patricia Ann Lynch. Children: Bridget, Steven, Amy.