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Andrew L. Jefferson

Andrew L. Jefferson, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1959, United States District Court (southern and western districts) Texas 1962, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1962, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

Background

  • Jefferson, Andrew L. was born on August 19, 1934 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Andrew L. and Bertha (Harrield) Jefferson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Texas Southern University, Houston, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1959.

    Career

    • Partner Washington & Jefferson, Houston, 1960-1961. Assistant criminal district attorney Bexar Company, 1961-1962. Chief assistant United States attorney We.

      District Texas, 1962-1968. Trial counsel, labor relations counsel Humble Oil & Refining Company, 1968-1971. Judge Court Domestic Relations #2, Harris Company, Texas, 1971-1973, 208th District Court, Harris Company, 1974-1975.

      Partner Jefferson & Mims, Houston, 1975—2008. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1959, United States District Court (southern and western districts) Texas 1962, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1962, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

    Membership

    Member chancellor search committee University Houston, 1986, presidential search committee Texas Southern University, 1986-1987. Board directors Interfaith Utilities Assistance Fund. Board directors Federal Reserve Bank, Houston, Houston Area Urban League.

    Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, chairman board Texas Southern University Foundation. Chairman Federal Reserve Bank, Houston. Board directors National Urban League.

    Captain United States Army Reserve. Member American Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Texas Bar Foundation (fellow), National Bar Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Greater Houston Legal Secretaries Association (honorary), International Society Barristers, Order of the Coif (honorary), Sigma Pi Phi, Phi Alpha Delta (honorary), Alpha Phi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Addie Brown, August 9, 1957. Children: Andrew L., Martin L.
    • father: Andrew L. Jefferson
    • mother: Bertha (Harrield) Jefferson
    • spouse: Mary Addie Brown
    • children: Andrew L. Jefferson
    • Martin L. Jefferson
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    Born August 19, 1934
    Died December 8, 2008
    (aged 74)
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