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.



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


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