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Lawyer , corporate executive

Benjamin Francis Small, American lawyer, corporate executive. Member American, Indiana bar associations, American Law Institute, Association Life Insurance Counsel, American Academy Forensic Science, American Arbitration Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi (national president).

Background

Small, Benjamin Francis was born on November 18, 1919 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Benjamin F. and Rose (MacFall) Small.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Indiana State University, 1941, Doctor of Laws, 1969. Juris Doctor with distinction, Indiana, U., 1943.

Career

Admitted to Indiana bar, 1943, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1948. Assistant professor of law U. Kansas City, 1943-1944. Visiting professor U. North Carolina, summers 1944, 55, assistant professor, 1944-1945.

Visiting professor Indiana U., summer 1944, assistant professor, 1945-1947, associate professor, 1947-1951, professor, 1951-1967, acting associate dean charge Indianapolis division, 1952, associate dean School Law, 1960-1964. Dean Indianapolis division School Law, 1964-1967. Faculty University Texas, summer 1955, New York University, summer 1960.

Visiting professor constitutional law Washington University, 1958-1959. Executive vice president Life Insurance Association American (merged with American Life Convention 1973, name now American Life Insurance Association), 1967-1969, president, 1969-1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Workmen’s Compensation Law of Indiana, 1950.

Membership

Member American, Indiana bar associations, American Law Institute, Association Life Insurance Counsel, American Academy Forensic Science, American Arbitration Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi (national president). Clubs: Indianapolis Athletic.

Connections

Married Dorothy Burget, May 2, 1943. Children: Ben Francis III, Mary Ellen.

father:
Benjamin F. Small

mother:
Rose (MacFall) Small

spouse:
Dorothy Burget

children:
Ben Francis III Small

Mary Ellen Small