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Wiley Francis Mitchell, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1954, District of Columbia 1962, Virginia 1986.


Mitchell, Wiley Francis was born on July 23, 1932 in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Wiley Francis and Nancy Irene (Edwards) Mitchell.


Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University, 1954.


Associate Joyner & Howison, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1954-1960. Partner Joyner, Howison & Mitchell, 1960-1962. General attorney Southern Railroad Company, Washington, 1062-1068, general solicitor, 1968-1983.

Senior general solicitor Norfolk-Southern Corporation, 1983-1989, general counsel litigation, 1989-1994, senior general counsel, 1995—2001. Of counsel Willcox & Savage, Virginia, since 2001.


  • Bar: North Carolina 1954, District of Columbia 1962, Virginia 1986.


Salvation is not based on an individual's fulfillment of God’s commands, but rather on Christ's fulfillment of them and of being united with him through faith.


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.


The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


Council member City of Alexandria, Virginia, 1967-1976, vice-mayor, 1970-1976. With Virginia Senate, 1976-1988, assistant minority leader, 1978-1988. Chairman joint House/Senate Republican Legislation Caucus, 1987-1988.

Trustee Virginia Marine Science Museum, since 1992, Virginia Nature Conservancy, since 1992. Board directors Virginia High Speed Rail Development Committee, 2002^, Sorensen Institute Political Leadership, 2001^. With United States Army Reserve, 1948-1970.

Member American Bar Association, National Association RailRoad Trial Counsel (executive committee, past national president), Hampton Roads C. of Chamber (board directors since 2001).


Married Marshale Moody, May 31, 1953. Children: Katherine, Frances.

Wiley Francis Mitchell

Nancy Irene (Edwards) Mitchell

Marshale Moody

Katherine Mitchell

Frances Mitchell