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Lawyer

Austin Gavin was American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1933. Decorated Silver Star, Purple Heart. Board directors Minsi Trails council Boy Scouts American, president, 1966-1971. 1st sergeant Army of the United States, World War World War II; Member American Pennsylvania, Lehigh County bar associations, American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators).

Background

Gavin, Austin was born on February 6, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

AB, Ursinus College, 1930. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ursinus College, 1974. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1933.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lehigh University, 1991.

Career

Junior counsel, Pennsylvania Department Revenue, 1934-1935;law clerk to justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1935-1936;with, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, Allentown, 1936-1974;general counsel, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, 1958-1960;vice president, general counsel, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, 1960-1965;vice president management services, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, 1965-1969;executive vice president, Pennsylvania Power & Light Company, 1969-1974;executive consultant, Lehigh University, 1974-1988. Chairman Lehigh County Charter Study Commission, 1974-1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1933.

Membership

Board of directors Minsi Trails county Boy Scouts American, president, 1966-1971. 1st sergeant Army of the United States, World War World War II. Member American Pennsylvania, Lehigh County bar associations, American Arbitration Association (national panel arbitrators).

Connections

Married Helen A. Blaisdell (deceased). 1 child, Susan Gavin Mililani.

spouse:
Helen A. Blaisdell

child:
Susan Gavin Mililani Gavin