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Orville Armstrong

Orville Armstrong, American judge. Bar: California 1957, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1949. Fellow American Bar Association, American College Trial Lawyers; member State Bar California (governor 1983-1987, president 1986-1987), Los Angeles County Bar Association (trustee 1971-1972), Chancery Club (president 1988), California Club.

Background

  • Armstrong, Orville was born on January 21, 1929 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Orville Alexander and Velma Lucille (Reed) Armstrong.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, Austin, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, University Southern California, 1956.

    Career

    • Partner Gray, Binkley & Pfaelzer, 1956-1961, Pfaelzer, Robertson, Armstrong & Woodard, Los Angeles, 1961-1966, Armstrong & Lloyd, Los Angeles, 1966-1974, Macdonald, Halsted & Laybourne, Los Angeles, 1975-1988, Baker & McKenzie, 1988-1990. Judge Superior Court State of California, 1991-1992. Associate justice court appeal State of California, since 1993.

      Lecturer California Continuing Education of Bar.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1957, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.

    Politics

    The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1949. Fellow American Bar Association, American College Trial Lawyers. Member State Bar California (governor 1983-1987, president 1986-1987), Los Angeles County Bar Association (trustee 1971-1972), Chancery Club (president 1988), California Club.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Dean Macfarlane. Children: Anna Louise Glenn, John M., Paul Jefferson.
    • father: Orville Alexander Armstrong
    • mother: Velma Lucille (Reed) Armstrong
    • spouse: Mary Dean Macfarlane
    • children: Anna Louise Glenn Armstrong
    • John M. Armstrong
    • Paul Jefferson Armstrong
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    Born January 21, 1929
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