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James Douglas Leal

James Douglas Leal, American lawyer, oil company executive. Bar: Texas 1952. Member of Phi Alpha Delta, American Association Petroleum Landman, New Orleans, American Petroleum Institute, Petroleum Landman's Association, Metairie Carnival.

Background

  • Leal, James Douglas was born on March 17, 1929 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Joseph Anthony and Loraine Freeman (Huzza) Leal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1952.

    Career

    • Title examiner Commercial Title Company, Houston, 1952—1953. Titleman Humble Oil Corporation, New Orleans, 1955—1960. Unitization landman Exxon Company United States of America, 1960—1967.

      Senior landman, 1967—1970. Supervisory landman, since 1970. Lecturer in field; Captain United States Air Force, 1953-1955, Japan.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1952.

    Works

    • Author: (book) A Guide for the Unitization Landman. Co-author (with William Selvidge): Land Department Manual, 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Phi Alpha Delta, American Association Petroleum Landman, New Orleans, American Petroleum Institute, Petroleum Landman's Association, Metairie Carnival.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen May Hogan, October 28, 1961. Children: James Douglas Junior, Susan Elizabeth.
    • father: Joseph Anthony Leal
    • mother: Loraine Freeman (Huzza) Leal
    • spouse: Kathleen May Hogan
    • children: James Douglas Junior Leal
    • Susan Elizabeth Leal
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    Born March 17, 1929
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