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Bascom Destrehan Talley, American lawyer.

Background

Talley, Bascom Destrehan was born on January 18, 1916 in Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States. Son of Bascom Destrehan and Maude Hermine (Gentry) Talley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, 1937, Bachelor of Laws, 1939.

Career

Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1939, since practiced in Bogalusa. Member firm Talley, Anthony, Hughes & Knight, 1940-1971. President Columbia Road Land Company, 1947-1971.

Secretary Bogalusa Daily News, Inc., 1954-1971, Bogalusa Realty Company, Inc., 1950-1971. Chairman of the Board Parish National Bank, 1968-1971.

Membership

Member Council Better Louisiana, Public Affairs Research Council. Member council Louisiana Law Institute, 1954-1971. Member of the board Louisiana Association for Mental Health.

Member American (member circuit commission on professional greivance, standing commission on legal assistance for servicemen), Louisiana (president section local bar orgns. 1951-1955, Board of Governors 1953-1955, Chairman of Commission public relations 1955-1956, vice president 1962-1963, president 1963-1964) bar associations, American Judicature Society, Tulane Law Alumni Association (president 1958-1959).

Connections

Married Imogene Wilson, July 29, 1943. Children: Bascom Destrehan, Jean, Morris Wilson, James Edmund.

father:
Bascom Destrehan Talley

mother:
Maude Hermine (Gentry) Talley

spouse:
Imogene Wilson

child:
Bascom Destrehan Talley

child:
Jean Talley

child:
Morris Wilson Talley

child:
James Edmund Talley