MAURICE C. ATCHISON
successful representatives of the legal profession in
Atchison acquired his early education in the high schools of
In 1909 Mr.
Atchison was united in marriage to Miss Albea ReMine, of Iowa, and they are the
parents of a son, ReMine C., born in 1910, who is now associated with Calavo
Growers of California in Los Angeles.
The young man is a graduate of Page Military Academy of Los Angeles,
where he became captain, and also completed a course at the Pacific Military
Academy of Los Angeles, where he served as major. For three years he was a student at the
Mr. Atchison of this review is an active worker in the local ranks of the Republican Party and for several years served as city attorney of Calexico. At the time of the World war he rendered patriotic service to the government as a member of the examining board and as a Four-Minute speaker. Fraternally he is affiliated with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and with the Masons, being a member of Frontier Lodge, No. 49, A. F. & A. M., of Stillwater Oklahoma, and Stillwater Chapter, No. 14 R. A. M. He merits and enjoys the respect and honor of those with whom he has come in contact, for he is a broad and liberal minded man, a public-spirited citizen, an able, forceful lawyer, and in the more retiring relations of life a devoted husband and father and faithful friend.
Transcribed By: Michele Y. Larsen on July 22, 2012.
Source: California of the South Vol. V, by John Steven McGroarty, Pages 221-222, Clarke Publ., Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis. 1933.
© 2012 Michele Y. Larsen.
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