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John Francis Costello (Jack Costello)

John Francis Costello, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1964, Texas 1965. Decorated Commendation medal.


  • Costello, John Francis was born on March 5, 1935 in Lindsay, Oklahoma, United States. Son of John Francis and Pauline (Bohanon) Costello.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Oklahoma, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1964.


    • With Fort Worth National Bank, 1964-1979, secretary to board, 1971-1979. Vice president, secretary Texas American Bancshares Inc., 1972-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oklahoma 1964, Texas 1965.


    Past president, director Tarrant County Easter Seal Society. Past board directors, member advisory board Tarrant County Junior Achievement. Board directors Fort Worth Zoological Association, Van Cliburn International Quadrennial Piano Competition.

    Past board directors, past treasurer Van Cliburn Foundation. Board directors, past member executive committee Edna Gladney Home. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1957-1966.

    Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, Sigma Chi, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Steeplechase.


    • Married Rinda Regent, February 20, 1965 (divorced June 1978). Children: Wade B., Kelsie D.
    • father: John Francis Costello
    • mother: Pauline (Bohanon) Costello
    • spouse: Rinda Regent
    • children: Wade B. Costello
    • Kelsie D. Costello
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