Paul Hitch Roney

Personal

Birthday: 
9/5/1921
Birthplace: 
Olney, IL
Date of Death: 
9/16/2006
Place of Death: 
St. Petersburg, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army staff sergeant, 1942-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1948-1950
Private practice, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1950-1970
Lecturer, Stetson College of Law, 1957, 1965, 1966

Education

Name of School: 
St. Petersburg Junior College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1940
Name of School - Second: 
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Degree - Second: 
B.S.
Degree Year - Second: 
1942
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1948
Name of School - Fourth: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Fourth: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1984

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/16/1970
Termination Date: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1981
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
10/1/1989
Termination Date - Second: 
9/16/2006
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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