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Lawyer

Francis Swinburne Ainsa, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star, 1946, Croix de Guerre (Luxembourg), 1946; named Officer Order of Couronne de Chene (Luxembourg), Officer Order of Leopold II (Belgium), 1946, Knight of St Gregory, Holy See, 1965, Knight Grand Commander Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem, 1985.

Background

Ainsa, Francis Swinburne was born on January 7, 1915 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Frank S. and Roselle (McNamee) Ainsa.

Education

AB, Georgetown University, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1940. Postgraduate, United States Army School Military Government.

Postgrad ethnology, archaeology, University Texas, El Paso.

Career

Legal officer support hq. Advertising Educational Foundation Mission to Luxembourg, 1944-1945. Private practice law, El Paso, Texas, 1947-1999.

Retired, 1999.

Membership

Board chairman Mary L. Peyton Foundation, El Paso, 1955-1997. Member zoning board of adjustment, El Paso, 1960. Major United States Army Cavalry, 1942-1946 European Theatre of Operations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, firearms, automotive.

Connections

Married Evelyn Fraser, January 14, 1941. Children: Dorothy, Francis Junior, Michael, Mary, Kathleen, Richard, Barbara, Stephen.

father:
Frank S. Ainsa

mother:
Roselle (McNamee) Ainsa

spouse:
Evelyn Fraser

child:
Dorothy Ainsa

child:
Francis Junior Ainsa

child:
Michael Ainsa

child:
Mary Ainsa

child:
Kathleen Ainsa

child:
Richard Ainsa

child:
Barbara Ainsa

child:
Stephen Ainsa