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Waldo Garland Miles, American lawyer.

Background

Miles, Waldo Garland was born on June 12, 1911 in Wise, Virginia, United States. Son of Wade M. and Mollie S. (White) Miles.

Education

Student of University Richmond, 1930-1933. Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1934, Bachelor of Laws, 1938.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1937. Associate firm Carter & Williams, Danville, 1938-1941. Partner firm Williams, Miles & Williams, Danville, 1941-1948, Woodward, Miles & Flannaghan and predecessor firms, Bristol, Virginia from 1948.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

Politics

All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Member Virginia Mental Health Study Commission, 1963-1965, Virginia Mental Retardation Planning Council, 1964-1970, Virginia Advisory Legislative Council Subcommittee Studying Grants-in-aid, 1965, Virginia Advisory Council on Economics Education, from 1965. Member Virginia Tax Study Commission, 1956-1957, 62-63. Member Bristol School Board, 1958-1963, chairman, 1962.

Member Virginia Board Education, 1963-1971, chairman, 1970-1971. Member Virginia Executive Committee Democratic State Central Committee, 1960-1968. President Bristol Mental Health Clinic, 1957, Bristol Memorial Hospital, 1958-1960, board directors, 1956-1965.

Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American College Probate Counsel. Member Bristol Chamber of Commerce (director 1952-1954, 56-58, 68-72, Executive Committee 1960-1964).

American, Federal, Virginia president 1962-1963), Bristol (president) bar associations, American Judicature Society, American Law Institute, Virginia Chamber of Commerce (director), Washington and Lee University Law School Alumni Association (member of council 1963-1965, president 1964-1965), Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Bristol (Virginia) Country.

Connections

Married Christine Junchen, February 9, 1944. Children: LaRue Carter Dakin, Christine Mollie Feazell.

father:
Wade M. Miles

mother:
Mollie S. (White) Miles

spouse:
Christine Junchen

child:
LaRue Carter Dakin Miles

child:
Christine Mollie Feazell Miles