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Title company executive

Hartzell Givens, American title company executive. Bar: Illinois 1939. Recipient Alumni award of Merit, Eureka College, 1983.

Background

Givens, Hartzell was born on November 29, 1912 in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Son of John Paris and Rosa Lard (Hawthorne) Givens.

Education

Bachelor, Eureka College, 1935. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1940.

Career

Secretary Christian County S.L.B.A., Taylorville, Illinois, 1948—1972. President Christian County Title, 1970—1977, vice president, since 1977. Owner, manager Taylor Abstract Company, Taylorville, 1948—1970.

Legal consultant Central Illinois Board Realtors, Taylorville, since 1982. Served United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1939.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (military history) 107th Log Book, 1946.

Membership

President West End television Cable System, Taylorville, 1956—1957, Taylorville Industrial Development Association, 1959—1960, Taylorville Association Commerce and Industry, 1962—1963, Illinois Land Title Association, Morrison, 1963—1964. Treasurer Taylorville San District, since 1962. Member of Christian County Bar Association, Lions Club.

Connections

Married Louise Elizabeth Dunbar, June 16, 1940. 1 child Robert Louis.

father:
John Paris Givens

mother:
Rosa Lard (Hawthorne) Givens

spouse:
Louise Elizabeth Dunbar

child:
Robert Louis Givens