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James Louis Walsh Edit Profile

Lawyer , Insurance company executive

James Louis Walsh was American lawyer, insurance company executive. Bar: Texas bar 1933. Decorated knight grand cross Order Holy Sepulchre, Knight of Malta. Member Dallas Estate Council, 1947-1992, president, 1955-1956; president Catholic Charities, Dallas, 1962-1963; Director Community Council Greater Dallas, 1962-1968. Member American, Texas, Dallas bar associations, Association Life Insurance Counsel (member emeritus), Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Walsh, James Louis was born on February 24, 1909 in Parsons, Kansas, United States. Son of James Louis and Catharine (Nolan) Walsh.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Notre Dame, 1930;Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist U., 1933.

Career

Assistant counsel, Home Owners Loan Corporation, Dallas, 1934-1935;counsel, Home Owners Loan Corporation, 1935-1940;division counsel, Home Owners Loan Corporation, 1940-1944;associate law firm, Hamilton, Lipscomb, Wood & Swift, Dallas, 1944-1945;with legal department, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, Dallas, 1945-1992;associate general counsel, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, 1951-1965;vice president, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, 1965-1970;general counsel, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, 1965-1974;senior vice president, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, 1970-1973;executive vice president, general counsel, Southwestern Life Insurance Company, 1973-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas bar 1933.

Membership

Member Dallas Estate Council, 1947-1992, president, 1955-1956. President Catholic Charities, Dallas, 1962-1963. Director Community Council Greater Dallas, 1962-1968.

Member American, Texas, Dallas bar associations, Association Life Insurance Counsel (member emeritus), Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

father:
James Louis Walsh

mother:
Catharine (Nolan) Walsh