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James Neill Wilkerson

James Neill Wilkerson was American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1974. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air medal.

Background

  • Wilkerson, James Neill was born on December 17, 1939 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Son of Hubert Cecil and Vida (Alexander) Wilkerson.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Tyler Junior College, 1960. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1968.

    Career

    • Private practice, Georgetown and Mason, Texas, 1977-2001. Retired, 2001; project manager Information Surge, Information Warriors, originator. Instructor Center Texas College, Copperaas Cove, Texas, 1973-1974.

      Assistant professor law United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1971-1973. President C&N Business Developers, 1992-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1974.

    Membership

    President Beautify Georgetown Association, 1977-1980, 81-82. President University Texas Young Representatives, 1964-1965. Co-chairman Bush for President, 1988, Reagan-Bush campaign, 1988.

    Member Williamson County Republican Committee, 1977-1981. Chairman History Preservation Committee, 1979-1985. Trustee 1st United Methodist Church, 1994-1995, chairman board trustees, 1996-1999.

    Volunteer Mason Lions Club, Steady Steps After School Homework Helper. Substitute teacher Mason Schools. Volunteer Sage Memorial Hospital, Navajo Health Foundation, Granada, Arizona, 2001-2006.

    Colonel United States Army Reserve, 1968, active research trial judge Judge Advocate General Corps, 1975-1991, research appellate judge Army Court Military Review, 1991-1993, retired 1992. Member Texas State Bar College, Williamson County Bar Association, Sertoma (vice president 1981-1983, 87, secretary 1988-1989, president 1992-1993), Lions (president 1982-1983), Vietnam War Veterans.

    Connections

    • Married Cal Cantrell. Children: Cody, Ike; stepchildren: Janet, Joseph.
    • father: Hubert Cecil Wilkerson
    • mother: Vida (Alexander) Wilkerson
    • spouse: Cal Cantrell
    • children: Cody Wilkerson
    • Ike Wilkerson
    • Janet Wilkerson
    • Joseph Wilkerson
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    Born December 17, 1939
    Nationality

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