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Lawyer

Walter Burdette Peyton, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1940, New York 1947, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1949. Recipient certified of appreciation for 50 years service North Carolina State Bar, 1990, Excellence award 50 years law practice, New York, certified Broome County Bar Association 61 years of devoted service as licensed attorney at law.

Background

Peyton, Walter Burdette was born on September 29, 1915 in Burnsville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Wythe M. and Flora (Bogart) Peyton.

Education

Wake Forest University. Wake Forest University (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Associate, Clark & Welch, New York City, 1945-1948;associate and partner, Palmer & Hankin, Binghamton, New York, 1948-1986;private practice law, Binghamton, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1940, New York 1947, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1949.

Membership

Past president, director Broome Company Taxpayers Association, Binghamton, since 1965, United Taxpayers of New York State, Utica, since 1976. Past district chairman, executive board directors Susquenango council Boy Scouts of America 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1941-1945. Member American Bar Association, Broome Company Bar Association (board directors 1954), New York State Bar Association, American Judicature Society, The Society Medical Jurisprudence, Peyton Society Virginia, Masons, Johnson City Lodge (past master), Unity Daylight (chaplain 1985, 88), Central New York York Rite College (past governor), Kiwani Club (past president, secretary), York Rite Sovereign College of NA (associate regent).

Connections

Married Margaret Parsons (deceased April 1983). 1 child, Robert Vance.

father:
Wythe M. Peyton

mother:
Flora (Bogart) Peyton

spouse:
Margaret Parsons

child:
Robert Vance Peyton