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Jean Baptiste Adoue

Jean Baptiste Adoue, American banker, city official. Recipient Linz award, 1943. member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest; Member American, Texas State, Dallas Company bar associations, American Arbitration Association, Chamber of Commerce (past president, treasurer 1950), American Society International Law, International, United States (past director) lawn tennis associations, Newcomen Society England, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Adoue, Jean Baptiste was born on November 4, 1884 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Jean Baptiste and Mittie N. (Simpson) Adoue.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University of Texas, 1906.

    Career

    • Began with National Bk. of Commerce, Dallas, 1906, president since 1924. Chairman of the Board Metropolitan Building & Loan Association, Gulf Insurance Company. Universal Life & Accident Insurance Company.

      Director Graham-Brown Shoe Company, First Texas Chemical Company, Cosmopolitan Hotel Company. President Dallas Clearing House Association, 1954. Mayor City of Dallas, 1951-1953.

      Former vice-president, director National War Fund. Member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest. Board of trustees Southwestern Medical Foundation.

      Director Dallas Citizens Council, Better Business Bureau, Dallas Clearing House, Dallas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest. Member American, Texas State, Dallas Company bar associations, American Arbitration Association, Chamber of Commerce (past president, treasurer 1950), American Society International Law, International, United States (past director) lawn tennis associations, Newcomen Society England, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Dallas Athletic, Dallas Lawn Tennis (secretary, treasurer), Cedar Springs Lawn Tennis, Dallas Country, Brookhollow Country, Rotary, Petroleum, City.

    Connections

    • Married Hester A. Allen, October 12, 1909 (deceased).; married second, Mary J. Wilson, May 12, 1937. Children: Jean Baptiste III, Bertrand Allen (deceased).
    • father: Jean Baptiste Adoue
    • mother: Mittie N. (Simpson) Adoue
    • spouses: Hester A. Allen
    • Mary J. Wilson
    • children: Jean Baptiste III Adoue
    • Bertrand Allen Adoue (deceased)
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    Born November 4, 1884
    Died November 17, 1956
    (aged 72)
    Nationality

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