John Milton Bryan Simpson

Personal

Birthday: 
5/30/1903
Birthplace: 
Kissimmee, FL
Date of Death: 
8/22/1987
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1926-1946
Assistant state`s attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1933-1939
Judge, Duval County [Florida] Criminal Court of Record, 1939-1943, 1945-1946
U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1943-1945
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1946-1950

Education

Name of School: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1926

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/26/1950
Termination Date: 
10/29/1962
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Court Name - Second: 

Florida Middle District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/29/1962
Termination Date - Second: 
11/22/1966
Termination Reason - Second: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Third: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Third: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Third: 
11/3/1966
Retirement from Active Service - Third: 
6/30/1975
Termination Date - Third: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason - Third: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Fourth: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Fourth: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Fourth: 
10/1/1981
Termination Date - Fourth: 
8/22/1987
Termination Reason - Fourth: 
Death
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