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Wayland Garth Holt was American judge. Bar: Texas 1949, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1950.

Background

Holt, Wayland Garth was born on June 16, 1915 in Gatesville, Texas, United States. Son of William Albert and Annie (Powell) Holt.

Education

Bachelor, Baylor University, 1948. Juris Doctor with cum laude, Baylor University, 1949.

Career

Attorney Scurry County, Snyder, Texas, 1953—1956. District attorney 132d Judicial District Texas, 1957—1970, district judge, 1970—1984. Senior judge, retired, serves by assignment, since 1985.

Captain United States Army, 1940-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1949, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1950.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.

Views

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

Membership

Member of Masons (33 degree) (district chairman since 1965), Snyder Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president since 1949), Snyder Chamber of Commerce, Scurry County Bar Association (president 1951, 1955), State Bar Texas (chairman criminal law section 1964-1965, sunset committee 1982-1983), Gold Coaters (Snyder) (president 1980-1981), Western Texas College Booster Club 1979-1980, 1985-1987, Lions 1959.

Connections

Married Margaret Rutherford Holt, March 29, 1942 (deceased 1971). Children: Marguerette Shamburger, Anita March. Married Maxine Scott Westfall, June 3, 1972.

Stepchildren: Dana Huckle, June Williamson, Lesa Stephens.

father:
William Albert Holt

mother:
Annie (Powell) Holt

spouse:
Margaret Rutherford Holt

spouse:
Maxine Scott Westfall

child:
Marguerette Shamburger Holt

child:
Anita March Holt

child:
Dana Huckle Holt

child:
June Williamson Holt

child:
Lesa Stephens Holt