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Lawyer

Wyatt China Brownlee, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1945, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1946, United States District Court (eastern district) Ohio 1946, United States Supreme Court 1955.

Background

Brownlee, Wyatt China was born on March 18, 1907 in Hodges, South Carolina, United States. Son of James W. and Elizabeth (Sanders) Brownlee.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, John Marhsall School Law, 1944. Doctor of Laws, Cleveland Marshall Law School, 1968.

Career

Assistant attorney general, Cleveland, 1964—1974. Assistant prosecutor, 1973—1977. Assistant law director, Cleveland, 1975—1977.

Referee Cleveland Municipal Court, 1977—1981. Private practice, Cleveland, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Ohio 1945, United States District Court (northern district) Ohio 1946, United States District Court (eastern district) Ohio 1946, United States Supreme Court 1955.

Membership

Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Greater Cleveland Bar Association (meritorious service award 1970, 1972), Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Norman Minor Bar Association, National Bar Association (judicial council), Association Trial Lawyers American, Masons (former exalted ruler), Phi Beta Sigma.

Connections

Married Emma M. Roundtree, January 19, 1934. Children: Wyatt C., Christopher.

father:
James W. Brownlee

mother:
Elizabeth (Sanders) Brownlee

spouse:
Emma M. Roundtree

child:
Wyatt C. Brownlee

child:
Christopher Brownlee