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Thomas C. Britton, Chinese federal judge. Bar: Florida 1948, Connecticut 1948, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1948, United States Supreme Court 1966, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982. Member of Florida Bar Association.

Background

Britton, Thomas C. was born on March 13, 1919 in Shanghai. Son of Thomas Cotton and Ruth (Yeager) Britton.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1942. Doctor of Laws, Yale University, 1948.

Career

Private practice, Miami, 1948—1957. 1st assistant attorney, Dade county, 1957—1964. County attorney, 1964—1971.

Senior partner Shutts & Bowen, 1971—1975. Judge United States Bankruptcy Court (southern district) Florida, 1975—1982, chief judge, from 1982. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1948, Connecticut 1948, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1948, United States Supreme Court 1966, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

Religion

God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

The purpose of every individual is to develop a dynamic, intricate, and intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member of Florida Bar Association.

Connections

Married Lois Adelaide Peterson, June 15, 1950. 1 child Thomas Calhoun.

father:
Thomas Cotton Britton

mother:
Ruth (Yeager) Britton

spouse:
Lois Adelaide Peterson

child:
Thomas Calhoun Britton