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Lawyer

Caswell Ellis Henican, American Lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1926. Decorated Knight St. Gregory, Knight St. Louis; named Most Outstanding Young Man New Orleans Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1940; named to Tulane University Hall of Fame, 1978, Greater New Orleans Hall of Fame, 1980.

Background

Henican, Caswell Ellis was born on February 10, 1905 in New Orleans. Son of Joseph Patrick and Alice (Boning) Henican.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Tulane University, 1926.

Career

Private practice law, New Orleans and Metairie, Louisianaassociate, Lemle, Moreno & Lemle, 1926-1933;senior partner, Henican, Carriere & Cleveland, 1933-1940;senior partner, Henican, James & Cleveland, 194O—.

Achievements

  • Bar: Louisiana 1926.

Membership

Chairman Louisiana State Board Public Welfare, 1940-1947. President New Orleans Community Chest, 1940, Council Social Agencies, 1939, Association Catholic Charities New Orleans, 1938. Chairman of the Board Mercy Hospital.

Member Executive Committee, president Magnolia School Board. Member New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, American Bar Association (charter), American Academy Hospital Attorneys, Federal Bar Association.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Cleveland, June 18, 1930 (deceased November 1987). Children: Alice (Mistress Claude V. Perrier Junior), Caswell Ellis Junior, Margaret (Mistress Gordon F. Wilson Junior), Dorothy (Mistress Charles E. Heidingsfelder), Joseph Patrick III. Married Patricia Lameset.

father:
Joseph Patrick Henican

mother:
Alice (Boning) Henican

spouse:
Elizabeth Cleveland

spouse:
Patricia Lameset.

child:
Alice Henican (Mistress Claude V. Perrier Junior)

child:
Caswell Ellis Junior Henican

child:
Margaret Henican (Mistress Gordon F. Wilson Junior)

child:
Dorothy Henican (Mistress Charles E. Heidingsfelder)

child:
Joseph Patrick III Henican