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Joseph Chanslor Kimble, American lawyer.


Kimble, Joseph Chanslor was born on January 3, 1910 in Hanford, California, United States. Son of Robert and Laura (Wiley) Kimble.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity California at Berkeley, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1934.


July 1960); children—Ward Minturn, Betsy Kennedy. Married second, Sally S. Waldo, July 25, 1961. Children—Steven Waldo, Wendy Waldo, Carolyn.

Admitted to New York State bar, 1935, California Bar, 1937. Practice in Fresno, 1939. Partner Kimble MacMichael Jackson & Magarion.

Lecturer law University of California at Berkeley, 1952. Managing partner Caldarko Gas Company, 1958-1972, K.A.L. Oil Corporation, 1957-1972. Vice-president, director McCarthy Tank &Steel Company, Bakersfield, California, 1949-1972.

Manager, director Kennedy Company, 1957-1966.


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Member Governor California Committee Agricultural Labor Resources, 1951. Member Fresno County Republican Central Committee 1943-1949. President Fresno City and County Children’s Hospital and Guidance Clinic, 1950-1951.

Member American Bar Association, State Bar California (Chairman of Commission taxation 1946-1948, Central Valley Empire Association (president 1948-1949), Fresno City and County Chamber of C. (president 1946-1948), Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Rotary (president 1948-1949), Harvard (president 1959-1960), San Joaquin Country.


Married Betty Minturn, March 19, 1937 (divorced July 1960).; married second, Sally S. Waldo, July 25, 1961. Children: Ward Minturn, Betsy Kennedy.

Robert Kimble

Laura (Wiley) Kimble

Sally S. Waldo

Betty Minturn

Betsy Kennedy Kimble

Ward Minturn Kimble