|Name||Walter Burgwyn Jones|
Montgomery, Alabama , United States
|| October 16, 1888
|| August 01, 1963
Dec 25, 2009 08:59pm
|Info||JONES, Walter B. - Alabama jurist who received an electoral vote for US President in 1956. |
Born 10/16/1888 in Montgomery AL, son of Thomas G. & Georgena C. (Bird) Jones.
Educated at the Alabama Polytechnic Institute, 1907; LLB, Univ. of Alabama 1909 and admitted to state bar same year
Secretary to US Judge, Middle District, Alabama 1911-1919
VP, Board of Commissioners, Montgomery AL 1920
AL State House (D-Montgomery) 1919-1920
Alabama State Highway Commission 1920
Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit of Alabama 1920-1963, serving as presiding judge 1935-1963.
Board of Jury Supervisors 1923-1963
Editor, Alabama Lawyer, 1939-1963
Alabama War Manpower Committee 1942-1943
Alabama Judicial Council 1944-1951
Member, Alabama Committee for Judicial Reform 1957-1958
Member of many civic and legal organizations as well as a 33d degree Mason
Wrote five legal treatises
Died 8/1/1963 in Montgomery AL
James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 1, pp. 310-311.