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

Background

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.

Education

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

Career

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.

Achievements

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

Religion

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.

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 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 '.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Wiley Francis Mitchell

mother:
Nancy Irene (Edwards) Mitchell

spouse:
Marshale Moody

children:
Katherine Mitchell

Frances Mitchell