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Joann Peters

Joann Peters, American lawyer. Named Woman of Year, American Business Women's Association, Tanda chapter, Irving, Texas, 1966, Business and Professional Women Dallas, 1976.


  • Peters, Joann was born on November 25, 1933 in Cotulla, Texas, United States. Daughter of Joseph Jonathan and Lulu Avis (Phillips) Peters.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, North Texas State University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist University, 1961.


    • Chemist Southwest Medical School, University Texas, Dallas, 1955-1956. Research biochemist Scott & White Foundation, Temple, Texas, 1956-1957. Chemist Socony Mobil Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1957-1960.

      Claims attorney Rio Grande National Life Insurance Company, 1961-1962. Private practice, since 1962. Partner Welz, Anderson and Peters, 1967-1977, Anderson and Peters, Dallas, 1978-1980.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member American Trial Lawyer's Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Association Women Lawyers, Texas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyer's Association, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Trial Lawyer's Association, Zonta Club, Business and Professional Women's Club.


    • father: Joseph Jonathan Peters
    • mother: Lulu Avis (Phillips) Peters
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    Born November 25, 1933