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Lawyer

Marion Smith Francis, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri bar 1928. Served from Second lieutenant to major, judge advisory general department Army of the United States, 1943-1946; served with 70th infantry division 7th army European Theatre of Operations. Member St. Louis, Missouri State, American bar associations, S.A.R., Judge Advocates Association, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Francis, Marion Smith was born on July 17, 1905 in Slater, Missouri, United States. Son of Marion L. and Annie Marian (Smith) Francis.

Education

Student, Kemper Military School, 1923-1924;Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1927;Juris Doctor, U. Missouri, 1929.

Career

Practice of law, Mexico, Missouri, 1929-1938;public administrator, Audrain Company, Missouri, 1931-1933;member, Public Service Commission Missouri, Jefferson City, 1938-1941;associate, Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts, St. Louis, 1942-1950;partner, Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts, 1951-1977;counsel, Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts, from 1978. Past trustee Missouri U. Law School Foundation.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri bar 1928.

Membership

Served from Second lieutenant to major, judge advisory general department Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Served with 70th infantry division 7th army European Theatre of Operations. Member St. Louis, Missouri State, American bar associations, S.A.R., Judge Advocates Association, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Missouri Athletic (St. Louis), Bellerive Country (St. Louis).

Connections

Married Jewel M. Brandenberger, May 26, 1943. 1 son, James Ashby.

father:
Marion L. Francis

mother:
Annie Marian (Smith) Francis

spouse:
Jewel M. Brandenberger