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Robert Mardis Branigin

Robert Mardis Branigin, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1960, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Indiana 1960. Recipient Sagamore of the Wabash award, 1967.

Background

Branigin, Robert Mardis was born on February 4, 1934 in Louisville. Son of Roger Douglas and Josephine Ruth (Mardis) Branigin.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1959.

Career

Associate Firm Stuart, Branigin, Ricks & Schilling, Lafayette, Indiana, 1960—1965. Partner Firm Branigin, DeMoss & Jones, Franklin, 1966—1971, Branigin & DeMoss, Franklin, since 1972. Director Union Bank and Trust Company, Franklin.

Served to staff sergeant United States Army, 1959-1965.

Membership

Chairman Johnson County United Fund, 1968. Trustee Franklin College, Indiana, since 1978. Delegate Democratic State Convention, 1968, 1970.

President 50 Club of Johnson County, 1976—1977. Member of American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Indiana History Society, Am Legion, National Association College & University Attorneys, Indiana Sheriff's Association (charter), Franklin Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1971), Indiana State Bar Association (board managers 1969-1970, president 1981), Johnson County Bar Association, American Association Homes for the Aging (associate), Fraternal Order of Police (associate), Skyline of Indianapolis, Hillview Country (Franklin) 1971, Shriners, Scottish Rite, Masons, Elks.

Connections

Married Linda Seaton, November 24, 1961. Children: Susan R., Anne M., Kathleen S., Robert D.