James C. Adkins

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James C. Adkins Jr.
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Justice for the
Florida Supreme Court
In office
Appointed by LeRoy Collins
Personal details
Born (1915-01-18)January 18, 1915
Gainesville, Florida
Died June 24, 1994(1994-06-24) (aged 79)
Tallahassee, Florida
Spouse(s) Ethel May Fox
Elizabeth Adkins

James Calhoun Adkins Jr. (January 18, 1915 – June 24, 1994). Adkins was a former justice for the Florida Supreme Court.

He was a judge from the U.S. state of Florida. James Adkins served on the Florida Supreme Court from 1969 - 1987. From 1974 to 1976 Adkins served as Chief Justice.[1]

Adkins graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1938 and was a member of Florida Blue Key. While on the Florida Supreme Court he dealt with student anti-war demonstrations in the 1960s, and reapportionment of the state of Florida in the 1970s.