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Richard A. Lawrence Sr.

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Richard Abbott Lawrence Sr.
36th and 43rd Mayor of Melbourne, Florida
In office
November 8, 1949 – November 3, 1953
Preceded byPurley F Tucker
Succeeded byAustin Van Catterton Sr.
In office
June 26, 1962 – November 6, 1962
Preceded byJohn J. Spitznogle Jr.
Succeeded byGrady W. White
Personal details
Born(1906-01-30)January 30, 1906[1][2]
Marion, Ohio[1]
DiedDecember 30, 1993(1993-12-30) (aged 87)[1][2]
Melbourne, Florida[1][3]
Spouse(s)Anna J. Lawrence
ChildrenRichard A. Jr., Anna Josephine Lawrence Batsche[1][2]
Residence819 E. Melbourne Avenue, Melbourne, Florida[1][3]
Occupationlawyer[1]

Richard Abbott Lawrence Sr. (January 30, 1906 – December 30, 1993) was a mayor of Melbourne, Florida from 1949 to 1953 and also in 1962. He also served on the Melbourne City Council, and as a municipal judge for Melbourne.[1]

Associations[edit]

  • Member, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church[1]
  • Member, Melbourne Lodge #143 F. & A. M., Scottish Rite[1]
  • Member, Orlando, AZAN Temple[1]
  • Member, Florida Blue Key[1]
  • Member, Scabbard and Blade[1]
  • President, Melbourne Rotary Club[1]
  • President, Melbourne Elks Club[1]
  • President, Brevard County Bar Association[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 Obituary
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave
  3. 3.0 3.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VSYN-NZ9 : accessed 15 Apr 2013), Richard A Lawrence, 30 December 1993.
Preceded by
Purley F Tucker
Mayor of Melbourne, Florida
November 8, 1949–November 3, 1953
Succeeded by
Austin Van Catterton Sr.
Preceded by
John J. Spitznogle Jr.
Mayor of Melbourne, Florida
June 26, 1962–November 6, 1962
Succeeded by
Grady W. White



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