EMMET, RICHARD PERRINO, 1929-2011

Attorney, judge. BornРApril 13, 1929, Albertville. ParentsРJoseph Herman and Nanna Rose (McMullan) Emmet. MarriedРElizabeth Thigpen, October 22, 1955. ChildrenРFive. MarriedРAmy Hinson. EducationРUniversity of Alabama, J.D., 1955; J.D., 1956. U.S. Army, Korean War. Admitted to the bar in 1955 and practiced law until 1959. Served as judge of the Family Court of Montgomery, 1959-1963. Elected presiding judge of the Civil Division of the 15th Judicial Circuit of Alabama, 1963. Taught at Jones Law School, 1957-1960. Member of the American Legion, the Alabama and American Bar Associations, and the American Judicature Association. Elected president of Youth Legislature of Alabama; president of the Alabama Institute of Neurological Development, 1966-1969; president of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Alabama, 1968-1973. Named an Outstanding Young Man of Alabama, 1962. Lived the latter part of his life in southern California. Died September 17, 2011.

Source:

Obituary

Who’s Who in America, 1978, and files at Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

I Hope “You” Like These. Philadelphia; Dorrance, 1974.