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Benjamin Travis Sr.

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Benjamin Travis Sr. Obituary
Benjamin Travis, Sr., Resident of Oakland, CA Born on April 1, 1932 in Brooklyn, New York, passed away in Oakland, California on May 2, 2011, at age 79. Beloved husband of Anne (n‚e Fredd), father of Bennea, Ben Jr., and Freddy (deceased). Fond grandpa of Aaron, Gabrielle, Travis, Vernon and Ashley. Dear brother of Esther, Florence and Miriam. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Sammie and Lessie, and siblings Sammie, Beatrice, Horace, Gwen and Cynthia. Retired Judge of the Alameda County Superior Court, he was a legend among African American attorneys in Northern California, a Founder of the California Association of Black Lawyers and the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Visitation on Friday, May 6, 2011, from 5 pm to 7 pm, and funeral on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at 11 am, at Fouche's Hudson Funeral Home, 3665 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California (Telephone (510) 654-8558).
Published in Inside Bay Area from May 4 to May 6, 2011
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