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Joseph Barnwell Phelps, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star. Served to major Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1941-1946.; Member American, Louisiana Bar Associations, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

Phelps, Joseph Barnwell was born on July 25, 1916 in New Orleans. Son of Esmond and Harriott Kinloch (Barnwell) Phelps.

Education

1 son, Esmond World War II Graduate, Woodberry Forest School, 1934. Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, 1938, Bachelor of Laws, 1940.

Career

Bar: Louisiana bar 1940. Practiced in, New Orleans. Partner firm Phelps, Dunbar, Marks, Claverie & Sims (and predecessor), from 1951.

Chairman special donors div. New Orleans Heart Fund drive, 1963-1964. Captain Tulane University Forward Fund drive, 1965.

Adviser Christian Women’s Exchange, New Orleans, from 1965.

Membership

Served to major Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American, Louisiana Bar Associations, Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta. Clubs: Boston (New Orleans), Louisiana (New Orleans), Stratford (New Orleans), New Orleans Country (New Orleans).

Connections

Married Euphemie Labatut Tobin, March 26, 1942.

father:
Esmond Phelps

mother:
Harriott Kinloch (Barnwell) Phelps

spouse:
Euphemie Labatut Tobin