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Orel Busby

Orel Busby, American lawyer, rancher. member of the board regents U. Oklahoma, 1923-1926. Active in Boy Scout movement; Member Oklahoma Hall Fame.; Member American College Trial Lawyers, American, Oklahoma bar associations, American Judicature Society, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Delta Chi.; Member Christian Church; Mason, Elk.

Background

  • Busby, Orel was born on February 6, 1889 in Batesville, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Washington and Elizabeth Caroline (Pegg) Busby.

  • Education

    • Graduate East Central State College, Ada, Oklahoma, 1910. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1914.

    Career

    • Admitted to Oklahoma bar, 1913. In practice, Ada, 1914-1917, 20-27. County judge, 1917-1920.

      Judge 7th Judicial District, 1927-1932. Justice Supreme Court of the Oklahoma, 1932-1937. Now senior member Busby, Stanfield, Orton.

    Works

    • Author history articles on Oklahoma Owner, 4 B Ranch near Ada.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Member Christian Ch

    Membership

    Member of the board regents U. Oklahoma, 1923-1926. Active in Boy Scout movement. Member Oklahoma Hall Fame.

    Member American College Trial Lawyers, American, Oklahoma bar associations, American Judicature Society, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Delta Chi. Member Christian Church. Mason, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Hope Threlkeld, June 16, 1916. Children: John Orel, Phillip, Robert David.
    • father: George Washington Busby
    • mother: Elizabeth Caroline (Pegg) Busby
    • spouse: Hope Threlkeld
    • children: John Orel Busby
    • Phillip Busby
    • Robert David Busby
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    Born February 6, 1889
    Died March 15, 1965
    (aged 76)
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