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Orel Busby

lawyer , rancher.

Orel Busby, American lawyer, rancher. member of the board regents U. Oklahoma, 1923-1926. Active in Boy Scout movement; Member Oklahoma Hall Fame.; Member American College Trial Lawyers, American, Oklahoma bar associations, American Judicature Society, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Delta Chi.; Member Christian Church; Mason, Elk.

Background

Busby, Orel was born on February 6, 1889 in Batesville, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Washington and Elizabeth Caroline (Pegg) Busby.

Education

Graduate East Central State College, Ada, Oklahoma, 1910. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, 1914.

Career

Admitted to Oklahoma bar, 1913. In practice, Ada, 1914-1917, 20-27. County judge, 1917-1920.

Judge 7th Judicial District, 1927-1932. Justice Supreme Court of the Oklahoma, 1932-1937. Now senior member Busby, Stanfield, Orton.

Works

  • Author history articles on Oklahoma Owner, 4 B Ranch near Ada.

Membership

Member of the board regents U. Oklahoma, 1923-1926. Active in Boy Scout movement. Member Oklahoma Hall Fame.

Member American College Trial Lawyers, American, Oklahoma bar associations, American Judicature Society, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Delta Chi. Member Christian Church. Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Hope Threlkeld, June 16, 1916. Children: John Orel, Phillip, Robert David.

father:
George Washington Busby

mother:
Elizabeth Caroline (Pegg) Busby

spouse:
Hope Threlkeld

children:
John Orel Busby

Phillip Busby

Robert David Busby