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Lawyer

Vance Burns Grannis, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1932, United States Supreme Court 1965, United States District Court Minnesota, United States Court Appeals. Member of South St. Paul Chamber of Commerce (president 1948), University Minnesota Alumni Association 1960-1961, Minnesota Bar Association (senior counselor 1982), Pool and Yacht (St. Paul) Club, Southview Country (South St. Paul) Club, Silver Bay Country Club, St. Paul Athletic Club.

Background

Grannis, Vance Burns was born on September 3, 1908 in South St. Paul. Son of David L. and Macha Lucinda (Vance) Grannis.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton College, 1929. Doctor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1932.

Career

Partner Grannis and Grannis, South St. Paul, 1932—1975, president Pennsylvania, 1975—1980, Grannis, Grannis, Farrell and Knutson, 1980—1989, Grannis & Halage, Pennsylvania, 1990—1995. Director Twin City Testing and Engineering Laboratory Inc., St. Paul. Board directors Dakota County Referral and Transportation Srs., 1978—1982, Dakota County Center Arts, 1981—1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1932, United States Supreme Court 1965, United States District Court Minnesota, United States Court Appeals.

Membership

Member of South St. Paul Chamber of Commerce (president 1948), University Minnesota Alumni Association 1960-1961, Minnesota Bar Association (senior counselor 1982), Pool and Yacht (St. Paul) Club, Southview Country (South St. Paul) Club, Silver Bay Country Club, St. Paul Athletic Club.

Connections

Married Margrete Louise, June 7, 1934. Children: Vance B., Macha Joy, Linda.

father:
David L. Grannis

mother:
Macha Lucinda (Vance) Grannis

spouse:
Margrete Louise

child:
Vance B. Grannis

child:
Macha Joy Grannis

child:
Linda Grannis