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Thomas Irvin Wattles, American lawyer. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946; Member American, Michigan, Detroit bar associations, American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Wattles, Thomas Irvin was born on March 25, 1923 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles Pierre and Carmen Eva (Irvin) Wattles.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1947, Juris Doctor, 1950. M. Martha Jean Frey, October 6, 1945.

Career

Supreme Court Michigan, United States Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, United States District Court for Eastern District Michigan. Associate firm Kerr, Wattles & Russell and predecessor firms, Detroit, 1951-1958, partner, 1958-1976. Franchised agent Howard Johnson’s Restaurant, Port Huron, Michigan.

Officer, director F. Joseph Lamb Company and subsidiaries, Great Lakes Recreation Company and subsidiaries, Central Detroit Warehouse Company, Terminal Sales Corporation, Woodmont Corporation and subsidiary, Birmingham Enterprises Inc., All American Travel, Inc. Director DeVlieg Machine Company, Peoples Federal Savings & Loan Association of Detroit and subsidiary, National Transit Corporation, Merchants. Forwarding Company.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American, Michigan, Detroit bar associations, American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Detroit.

Connections

Children: David R., Jane C., John C. III.

father:
Charles Pierre Wattles

mother:
Carmen Eva (Irvin) Wattles

child:
Jane C. Wattles

child:
David R. Wattles

child:
John C. III Wattles