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Lawyer

George Leland Vargas, American Lawyer. Bar: Nevada 1934, California 1934. Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers; member Stanford Associations, American Bar Association, International Association Insurance Counsel, American College Trial Lawyers, American College ProbateCounsel, Elks (exalted ruler Reno, Mexico), Balboa de Mazatlan Club (director), Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

Vargas, George Leland was born on August 31, 1909 in Winnemucca, Nevada, United States. Son of John Dorsey and Margaret Harriet (Wilkinson) Vargas.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Nevada, 1931. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1934.

Career

R.R. public relations counsel, 1937-1941;national counsel, National Board Fire Underwriters, 1944-1946;Western general counsel, National Board Fire Underwriters, 1946-1965;practiced in Reno, from 1934. Chairman of the Board Vargas & Bartlett Ltd. (Organizer), 1946-1968.

Director, counsel Bonanza Lines, 1946-1968. Director, senior counsel Valley Bank Nevada. Director, member Executive Committee Air West, 1968-1970.

General counsel Nevada Bankers Association, 1978-1985. Director Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee. General counsel National Judicial College.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nevada 1934, California 1934.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers. Member Stanford Associations, American Bar Association, International Association Insurance Counsel, American College Trial Lawyers, American College ProbateCounsel, Elks (exalted ruler Reno, Mexico), Balboa de Mazatlan Club (director), Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Son of John Dorsey and Margaret Harriet (Wilkinson) V. M. Phyllis Balzar, August 1928 (divorced 1943). Children: Del, George Leland II (deceased), Susan, Linda.

M. Andrea Drumm, 1948 (divorced 1950). M. Josephine Berliner, Oct 17, 1950. 1 daughter, Nola.

father:
John Dorsey Vargas

mother:
Margaret Harriet (Wilkinson) Vargas

spouse:
Phyllis Balzar

spouse:
Andrea Drumm

spouse:
Josephine Berliner

child:
Del Vargas

child:
George Leland II Vargas (deceased)

child:
Susan Vargas

child:
Linda Vargas