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Jack Edward Earnest

Jack Edward Earnest, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1957, New York 1962. Founders scholar Vanderbilt University, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Jesters Club, Lakeside Country Club, Ramada Club.

Background

  • Earnest, Jack Edward was born on June 18, 1928 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of William Hubert and Uma Mae (Jolly) Earnest.

  • Education

    • Student, Vanderbilt University, 1946. Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1952.

      Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1967.

    Career

    • With Mobil Oil Corporation, 1946-1979, vice president natural gas N. American Houston, 1970-1976, vice president natural gas (worldwide) New York City, 1976-1979. Chief operating officer, president Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation, Houston, 1979-1981. Senior vice president, general counsel Texas Eastern Corporation, 1981-1983.

      Now private practice, gas consultant.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1957, New York 1962.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Religion

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Jesters Club, Lakeside Country Club, Ramada Club.

    Connections

    • Married Billie Jo Young, August 1, 1953. Children: Laura Ellen, Jack Edward.
    • father: William Hubert Earnest
    • mother: Uma Mae (Jolly) Earnest
    • spouse: Billie Jo Young
    • children: Laura Ellen Earnest
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    Born June 18, 1928
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