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Gilbert Allen Barfield

Gilbert Allen Barfield, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1961. Recipient various awards United Way.


  • Barfield, Gilbert Allen was born on August 24, 1933 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Carl Whittle and Mary Aleen (Brookshire) Barfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1960.


    • Inspector Retail Credit Company, Dallas, 1958-1960. Senior field claims representative State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, Fort Worth, 1960-1964. Senior claims adviser Millers Mutual Insurance Company, 1964-1967.

      City judge Woodland Hills, Texas, 1970-1971, DeSoto, 1968-1970. Attorney, counselor-at-law self-employed, Grapevine, 1967-1968. With Northrop Grumman (formerly Vought Aircraft Company), Dallas, 1968-1996, manager affirmative action, Equal Employment Opportunity, ethics and investigations, 1994-1996.

      Attorney consultant self employed, since 1996. Past chair, counselor Amigos de Society for Epidemiologic Research, Dallas, 1982-1996, Dallas–Fort Worth Plans for Progress Association, Dallas, 1968-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1961.


    Loaned executive United Way Campaign, Dallas, 1968-1975. Motivator Dallas School Systems, 1968-1993. Captain United States Air Force, 1955-1958.

    Member Department Labor Region 6 Industry Liaison Groups (chair 1987-1994), Dallas-Fort Worth Industry Liaison Group (chair 1984-1996), Tarranty County Bar Association, since 1996, Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association, since 1996.


    • Married Tommie Nell Wyble, June 29, 1962. Children: Tessa A., Eric A.
    • father: Carl Whittle Barfield
    • mother: Mary Aleen (Brookshire) Barfield
    • spouse: Tommie Nell Wyble
    • children: Tessa A. Barfield
    • Eric A. Barfield
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    Born August 24, 1933