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Laurence Harrison Favrot

Laurence Harrison Favrot, corporation executive, university trustee. Decorated Legion of Merit. member of the Board of Governors William Marsh Rice U.; Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Favrot, Laurence Harrison was born on November 23, 1900 in Leesville, Louisiana, United States. Son of Leo Mortimer and Rosa (Harrison) Favrot.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1924.

    Career

    • Superintendent Williams Brothers, Tulsa, 1925-1929, 30-31, vice president, 1936. Self-employed, 1929-1930. President Apex Construction Company, Houston, 1931-1936, Latex Construction Company, Houston, 1937-1950.

      General partner, president Houston Contracting Company, 1950-1961. President, board directors Favrot Fund, Advanced Religious Study Foundation (Austin, Texas). Member of the Board of Governors William Marsh Rice U.

      Board directors Texas Medical Center. Trustee Saint John’s School.

    Membership

    Member of the Board of Governors William Marsh Rice U. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Johanna de Bruyn de Kanter, April. Children: Jeanette A., Celestine (Mistress.
    • father: Leo Mortimer Favrot
    • mother: Rosa (Harrison) Favrot
    • spouse: Johanna de Bruyn de Kanter
    • children: Jeanette A. Favrot
    • Celestine (Mrs Favrot
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    Born November 23, 1900
    Died March 25, 1964
    (aged 63)
    Nationality

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