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Lawyer

Camille Francis Gravel, American lawyer. Bar: United States District court Louisiana 1940, United States Court Appeals 5th circuit 1953, United States Supreme Court 1954. Named invested knight St. Gregory, Pope Pius XII, 1954; honorary fellow, Harry S Truman Library Institute, 1975.

Background

Gravel, Camille Francis was born on August 10, 1915 in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Son of Camille F. and Aline Delvaille Gravel.

Education

Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1935. Degree, Louisiana State University, 1937. Degree, Catholic University America, 1939.

Doctor of Laws with honors, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1976.

Career

Assistant district attorney 9th Judicial District, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, 1942. Attorney State Inheritance Tax Collector, 1943—1945, assistant city attorney Alexandria, Louisiana, 1946—1948, attorney Louisiana Tax Commission, 1948—1952. Member Governor's Commission Higher Education Services, 1978—1982, Governor's Advisory and Review Commission Assistant District Attorneys, 1979—1988, executive counsel, 1976—1980.

Executive assistant Governor Louisiana, Louisiana, 1984—1988. Member board supervisors Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1975—1990, chairman board, 1981—1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: United States District court Louisiana 1940, United States Court Appeals 5th circuit 1953, United States Supreme Court 1954.

Membership

Member United States Capitol Police Force, 1937—1939. Fellow: International Academy Trial Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association, American Association of University Professors, Elks (past exalted ruler), American Legion, Alexandria-Pineville Community College, Catholic University American Alumni Association (national board governors 1977), American Heart Association, American Association Retired Persons, Lamar Society, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, Notre Dame Law Association, Alexandria Bar Association (president 1949-1950), Louisiana Bar Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, International Society Barristers, Kappa Sigma, Knights of Columbus, Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Katherine Yvonne David, November 26, 1939 (deceased 1979). Married Evelyn Gianfala Gravel, 1980. Children: Katherine Ann Gravel Vanderslice, Mary Eileen Gravel Cappel, Martha Louise Antoon, Camille Francis III(deceased), Grady David, Eunice Holloman, Virginia Maureen Gravel Carbo, Margaret Lynn, Mark Alan, Charles Gregory, Richard Alvin(deceased).

father:
Camille F.

mother:
Aline Delvaille Gravel

spouse:
Katherine Yvonne David

spouse:
Evelyn Gianfala Gravel

child:
Katherine Ann Gravel Vanderslice Gravel

child:
Mary Eileen Gravel Cappel Gravel

child:
Martha Louise Antoon Gravel

child:
Camille Francis III Gravel (deceased)

child:
Grady David Gravel

child:
Eunice Holloman Gravel

child:
Virginia Maureen Gravel Carbo Gravel

child:
Margaret Lynn Gravel

child:
Mark Alan Gravel

child:
Charles Gregory Gravel

child:
Richard Alvin Gravel (deceased)