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Seybourn Harris Lynne
Birth: Jul. 25, 1907
Decatur
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 2000
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

US District Judge, Civil Rights Figure. During World War II, Lynne received a Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service. While serving as a US District Judge (1946-1973), he made several key Civil rights rulings. He prohibited Governor George C. Wallace from barring two black students from attending the University of Alabama in 1963. He also ruled in the precedent setting case "Petway vs. American Cast Iron Pipe," which prohibits maintaining segregated eating, bathing and recreational facilities by employees. In 1995, the U.S. Congress named the federal building in Decatur, Alabama for him. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Seybourn Arthur Lynne (1877 - 1960)
  Annie Leigh Harris Lynne (1873 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Brandau Lynne (1914 - 1997)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Stovall Lynne (1939 - 1939)*
  Katherine Roberta Lynne (1941 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Seybourn Harris Lynne (1907 - 2000)
  Julia Leigh Lynne Crawford (1909 - 1983)*
  Russell Wilson Lynne (1913 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Decatur City Cemetery
Decatur
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8032848
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