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Richard Charles Stevenson

Richard Charles Stevenson, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 74, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 81, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 83, United States Supreme Court 83. Trustee Sweeny Indiana School District, since 1982; board directors Visiting Nurse Association, Angleton, since 1981.

Background

  • Stevenson, Richard Charles was born on August 2, 1949 in Bay City, Texas, United States. Son of Richard Randall and Allie (Burke) Stevenson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Houston, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Houston, 1973.

    Career

    • Associate Holder & Garmany, Inc., Freeport, Texas, 1974—1976. Partner Holder & Stevenson, 1976—1977. City attorney, 1977—1981.

      Chief civil division Brazoria County District Attorney, Angleton, Texas, 1981—1984. Sole practice Sweeny, since 1984. Instructor Brazosport College, Clute, Texas, since 1981.

      Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1974-1982.

    Politics

    Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

    Religion

    Creeds should be rejected as they may compromise a believer’s obligation to interpret the Bible under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

    Views

    It is good for Christians with differing approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue through how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Trustee Sweeny Indiana School District, since 1982. Board directors Visiting Nurse Association, Angleton, since 1981.

    Connections

    • Married JoAnn Kohler, June 12, 1970. Children: Rachel Elizabeth, Rebekah Ann, Kathryn Rae.
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    Born August 2, 1949
    (age 68)