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We felt a new and additional entry was needed for our late friend David Garrison.

Arms: Argent a dragon Vert forefeet and wings Or armed Gules breathing fire Proper grasping in its dexter foreclaw a long cross of the Third and in its sinister foreclaw a mullet of the First.

SOURCES/NOTES & CREDITS: Illustration for background purposes and source for blazon: Matriculation: The 90th page of the 82nd volume of the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland 22 January 2001. Text adapted from same, from internet articles and from a confrere of his.

David Lacey Garrison, Jr., Baron of Tranent & Cockenzie was born on 12 July 1945 in Houston, TX. After graduating from Lawrenceville School in 1963 he attended Louisiana State University and then Columbia University. In 1991 he received a Doctorate of Laws from La Academia Mexicana, Mexico City.

Garrison was an oil industry executive, president of Garrison Oil Corporation and Lakeside Exploration Corporation, Houston, TX. He served as a member of the Executive Board of the Houston Area Council of Boy Scouts.

He was a Knight Commander of St. Gregory the Great (Vatican), a Knight of the Order of Malta, a Knight of the Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre (Vatican), a Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable of Order of St. John (UK), a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Francis I (Two Sicilies) and a Member of the Society of the Cincinnati.

In 1989, he became the Delegate of the Sacred and Military Constantinian Order of St. George (Naples) of which he was a Knight Grand Cross with Gold Star and decorated with the Collar.

Garrison was a Scottish armiger and landowner, and was the feudal baron of Tranent and Cockenzie in Scotland.

David was married had three children and died on 25 Jan 2006. RIP

The artwork is a rendition of John Hamilton Gaylor

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