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Charles Lester Convis, American publisher. Bar: California. Recipient W. St. John Garwood award University Houston, 1953, Wall Street Journal Student award, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956.

Background

Convis, Charles Lester was born on April 21, 1926 in Lansford, North Dakota, United States. Son of Lester Campbell and Ada Margaret (McHaney) Convis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Texas, 1951. Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1980.

Career

Lawyer Standard Oil Corporation of California, San Francisco, 1957-1960. Deputy district attorney Marin County, San Rafael, California, 1960-1964. Partner Convis, Kennedy & Shaw, 1964-1976.

College professor Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1976-1982. Law professor Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1982-1985. Deputy district attorney San Joaquin County, Stockton, California, 1985-1995.

Owner, Chief Executive Officer Pioneer Press, Carson City, Nevada, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Bar: California.

Works

Membership

Council commissioner Boy Scouts of America, San Rafael, Redding, California, 1964-1976. Director Marin Council American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, Marin Council, Economic Opportunity Council, Marin County. With United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946.

Member of 4th Marine Division Association, Oregon-California Trail Association, Council on America's Military Past.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, skiing, public speaking.

Connections

Married Mary Anne Crawley, July 30, 1949. Children: Charles Junior, Mary M. Kadoyama, James, William, David.

father:
Lester Campbell Convis

mother:
Ada Margaret (McHaney) Convis

spouse:
Mary Anne Crawley

children:
Charles Junior Convis

Mary M. Kadoyama Convis

James Convis

William Convis

David Convis