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Lawyer

Benjamin Darby Orgain, American lawyer. Bar: Texas bar 1933. Decorated Commendation ribbon.

Background

Orgain, Benjamin Darby was born on December 26, 1909 in Bastrop, Texas, United States. Son of William Edmund and May (Bolinger) Orgain.

Education

Student, South Park College, Beaumont, Texas, 1926-1927;Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1933;Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1934.

Career

Since practiced in, Beaumontof counsel firm, Orgain, Bell & Tucker. Director, Gulf States Utilities Company, 1963-1975;advisory director, Gulf States Utilities Company, 1975-1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas bar 1933.

Religion

The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Chairman Jefferson County Democratic Committee, 1940-1942. Vice chairman development board University Texas, 1966-1968, member, 1963-1991. Trustee University Texas Law School Foundation, 1991.

Associate member board visitors University Texas Cancer Foundation. Member chancellor's council University Texas Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member American, Texas, Jefferson County bar associations, Texas Ornithological Society (president 1979-1981), Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Friar Society, Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Sigma. Clubs: Beaumont Country. Piping Rock (Locust Valley, New York ).

Connections

Married Martha Chastain Avery, April 16, 1977. Children: Lucy Allen Orgain White, Benjamin Darby.

father:
William Edmund Orgain

mother:
May (Bolinger) Orgain

spouse:
Martha Chastain Avery

child:
Lucy Allen Orgain White Orgain

child:
Benjamin Darby Orgain