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Lawyer

Charles E. France, lawyer.

Background

France, Charles E. was born on November 8, 1900 in near Cleo Springs, Oklahoma Terrace. Son of Morris Elmer and Ada (Ginder) France.

Education

Student of University Missouri, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1923.

Career

1 son, Charles Engell. Admitted to Oklahoma bar, 1923, since practiced Oklahoma City. Member firm Burford, Miley, Hoffman & Burford since 1923, now senior partner successor firm.

Secretary, director Suburban Water Company. Vice president, general counsel Standard Food Markets, Humpty Dumpty Super Markets, Folding Carrier Corporation and affiliated companies Volunteered for military service in February 1942 as legal officer in Air Force. Transferred to Judge Advocate General’s Department staff Judge Advocate for XII Air Force Service Command and Army Air Force Service Command, Mediterranean Theater Operations.

Discharge as lieutenant colonel.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of law providing public support for Crippled Children’s Hospital and Society of Oklahoma Interested in art and modest collector American art and etchings.

Membership

Member Oklahoma City Library Board Trustees. Member American Red Cross (past county director, past chairman). Member American, Oklahoma (president 1945) and Oklahoma Company (past director and president) Bar Associations, Phi Alpha Delta, Beta Theta Pi.

Club: Beacon. An author of law providing public support for Crippled Children’s Hospital and Society of Oklahoma Interested in art and modest collector American art and etchings.

Connections

Married Gudrun Engell of Copenhagen, Denmark, July 26, 1945.

father:
Morris Elmer France

mother:
Ada (Ginder) France

spouse:
Gudrun Engell of Copenhagen