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John Edward Houser

John Edward Houser, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1959, United States district court (southern and middle districts) Florida 1959, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, United States Supreme Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

Background

  • Houser, John Edward was born on December 24, 1928 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Aubrey Alphin and Winnifred (Savage) Houser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Jennings, Watts, Clarke & Hamilton, Jacksonville, Florida, 1959—1961, Howell, Kirby, Montgomery & Sands, Jacksonville, 1961—1963. Partner Howell & Houser, 1963—1965. Sole practice, since 1965.

      Lecturer long shore & harbor works Company Act Loyola University, 1979, 1988. Director William P. Polythress & Company, Richmond, Neal F. Tyler & Sons., Jacksonville. Served with United States Army, 1953-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1959, United States district court (southern and middle districts) Florida 1959, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, United States Supreme Court 1970, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

    Works

    • Author: England's Legacy to America, 1996.

    Membership

    Active member Jacksonville University Council, Jacksonville Symphony Association, Florida History Society, Jacksonville History Society, Cummer Gallery Art, Jacksonville Art Mus, Thomasville Landmarks, since 1991, director, since 1991. Secretary Live Oak Hounds. Member English-Speaking Union, national regional chairman, 1973—1976, director, 1970—1979, president, 1974—1978, national director, 1976—1981.

    Subscriber Exmoor Foxhounds. Member Thomasville Arts Guild, Thomasville Cultural Center, Thomas County History Society. Member of American Bar Association, Rotary Internat Club, Defense Research Institute, Jacksonville Association Defense Counsel, Florida Institute Public Affairs, Navy League, American Arbitration Association, American Judicature Society, Florida Bar, Florida Defense Scl.

    Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, Atlanta Claimsmen Association, Jacksonville Claimsmen Association, Southeastern Admiralty Law Inst, Maritime Law Association, Accident Boards & Communications, International Association Industrial, National Trust History Preservation, Georgia Trust His. Preservation, Commonwealth Club (Richmond, Virginia), Ye Mystic Revellers Club, Ponte Vedra River Club, River Club, Florida Yacht Club, University Club (Jacksonville), Deerwood Club, Exchange Club, German Club, Glen Arven Club, Princeton New York Club, University Club, Sigma Nu Phi, Theta Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Rives Elizabeth Pollard, April 1, 1967. Children: Allen Rives Cabell Lybrook, Andrew Murray Lybrook.
    • father: Aubrey Alphin Houser
    • mother: Winnifred (Savage) Houser
    • spouse: Rives Elizabeth Pollard
    • children: Allen Rives Cabell Lybrook Houser
    • Andrew Murray Lybrook Houser
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    Born December 24, 1928
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