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David Hamilton Brune

David Hamilton Brune, American finance company executive, lawyer. Bar: Texas l958. Decorated knight grand cross Order Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem); recipient Preservation, Conservation & Utilization award San Antonio Conservation Society, 1966, Unselfish Service award Soil Conservation Society of America, 1966, Honorary Membership award, 1971.

Background

  • Brune, David Hamilton was born on April 23, 1930 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Stephen J. and Rebecca (Welch) Brune.

  • Education

    • Student, Texas Christian University, 1950. Bachelor, University Texas, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1958.

    Career

    • From associate to partner Sawtelle, Hardy, Davis & Goode, San Antonio, 1958-1962. General counsel San Antonio River Authority, 1963-1966, manager, 1966-1968. General manager Trinity River Authority, Arlington, Texas, 1968-1979.

      Executive officer, board directors Southland Finance Corporation and 2 key subsidiary (Las Colinas Corporation, Southland Land & Cattle Company), 1979-1989. Executive vice president, chief development officer, general counsel Las Colinas, Inc., Irving, Texas, 1989-1992. Associate Hutchison Boyle Brooks & Fisher, 1992.

      Managing director and Corporate Counsel Faison-Stone Las Colinas, Inc., Irving, 1993-1999. Senior vice president, Corporate Counsel Cousins Stone, from 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas l958.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President-elect Texas Water Conservation Association, Austin, 1978-1979. Board directors North Texas Commission, 1984-1988, 91-92. President, Chief Executive Officer, Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District, since 1981.

    Board councillors University Dallas. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association, Greater Dallas Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1980-1984), Irving C. of Chamber (board directors 1990-1994, chairman-elect 1991-1992, chairman 1992-1993), University Dallas Serra Club (past president), Las Colinas Country Club, LaCima Club, Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Goode, January 29, 1957. Children: Claudia Ann, Elizabeth Burr.
    • father: Stephen J. Brune
    • mother: Rebecca (Welch) Brune
    • spouse: Eleanor Goode
    • children: Claudia Ann Brune
    • Elizabeth Burr Brune
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    Died January 13, 2007
    (aged 76)
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Texas Christian University
    • 1953
      University Texas
    • 1958
      University Texas
    • 1958 - 1962
      From associate, to partner Sawtelle
      Hardy, Virginia, United States
    • 1968 - 1979
      general manager, Trinity River Authority
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1979 - 1989
      executive, s Southland Finance Corporation and 2 key subsidiary (Las Colinas Corporation
    • 1979 - 1989
      board director, s Southland Finance Corporation and 2 key subsidiary (Las Colinas Corporation
    • 1989 - 1992
      executive, Las Colinas
      Irving, Texas, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      chief development officer, Las Colinas
      Irving, Texas, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      general counsel, Las Colinas
      Irving, Texas, United States
    • 1992
      associate, Hutchison Boyle Brooks & Fisher
    • 1993 - 1999
      managing director, and corporation counsel Faison-Stone Las Colinas
      Irving, Texas, United States
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