Ralph Braithwaite Wilson
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F.A.G. (his page)
February 14, 2014

Name: Ralph Braithwaite Wilson
Age at death: 
Date of death: Sunday, March 25, 2007
Place of death: at his sons house in Jacksonville, Florida
Date of birth: February 17, 1916
Place of birth: Palatka, Florida
Resident of: Fort Pierce since 1945
School info: Graduate of University of Florida College of Business Administration in 1938
& from College of Law in 1940
Church info: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Served As: Vestryman
Military info: Inducted into the U.S. Army 1941,
sailed for the Pacific Theater in Jan of 1942,
Received a commission as Second Lieutenant in field artillery at Camp Stevens,
New Caledonia in September  of 1942, and served on Guadalcanal, where he was wounded untill March 1943.
He was on Bougainville and Leyte from 1943-1945 and was promoted to Captain in 1944 and discharged in 1945.
Work history: Practiced Law with the firm of Carlton, Ellis & Wilson; then with the firm of Wilson & Gilbert;
Municipal Judge of the city of Ft. Pierce,
he was appointed County Attorney of St. Lucie County in 1953 where he served untill he retired in 1978.
Member of: Board of Governors of the Florida Bar,
Former President of the Florida County Attorney's Assoc.,
St. Lucie County Bar Association, Ft. Pierce Kiwanis Club, and
Treasurer of the St. Lucie County Red Cross
Parents: Fred Herbert Wilson & Mollie Braithwaite Wilson
Married: Marie Ginn of Palatka in 1941
Survived by: His Son, Daughter 4 Grandchildren
Officiating services: Rev. James M. Dorn III, Rector
Services handled by: Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home
Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery
His mother was from Belfast, Ireland

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14, February 2014