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John Soles Brunson

John Soles Brunson, American lawyer, investor. Bar: Texas, 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1961.

Background

  • Brunson, John Soles was born on January 8, 1934 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Nathan Bryant and Jonnie E. (McMillian) Brunson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Baylor University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Baylor University, 1958. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Dillingham, Schleider & Lewis, Houston, 1958-1964. Partner Brunson & Brill, 1964-1970, Baker, Heard & Brunson, Houston, 1970—1972, Brunson & Erwin, Houston, 1972-1984. Chairman Clavis Group, Inc., since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas, 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1961.

    Membership

    Active Harris County Democratic Executive Committee, Texas, 1959-1965, Texas Democratic Executive Committee, 1963-1974. Executive board Baptist General Convention Texas, 1988-1994. Trustee First Baptist Academy, 1996-2002, chairman, 2000-2002.

    Trustee Houston Christian High School, since 1997, Macedonian Call Foundation, since 1991. Executive board Southern Baptist Texas Convention, since 2003, board trustees Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, since 2008. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Tex.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Erwin, December 26, 1953. Children: W. Mark, Dana Ruth.
    • father: Nathan Bryant Brunson
    • mother: Jonnie E. (McMillian) Brunson
    • spouse: Joan Erwin
    • children: W. Mark Brunson
    • Dana Ruth Brunson
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    Born January 8, 1934
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Baylor University
    • 1958
      Baylor University
    • 1965
      Baylor University
    • 1958 - 1964
      Associate, Dillingham
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      partner, Brunson & Brill
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1972 - 1984
      partner, Brunson & Brill
      Houston, Texas, United States