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Percival Thomas Beacroft

Percival Thomas Beacroft, American lawyer. Certified: University College, London (in international law) 1961, bar: Texas 1960. Recipient Jefferson Davis medal, DAC, 1974, State and Local History award, 1976, New Orceans Vieux Larre Honor award, 1988. Trustee Stringfellow Trusts, Freeport, 1971—1985, Texas History Foundation, Austin, 1981—1985, Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation, 1975—1979; Member of Jefferson Davis Association (trustee 1978-1989).

Background

  • Beacroft, Percival Thomas was born on April 21, 1935 in Freeport, Texas, United States. Son of Percival Thomas and Pollye (Maddox) Beacroft.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1957. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1960.

    Career

    • With international department Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1963—1965. Member legal staff Ashley Famous Agency, 1965—1967. Sole practice, 1967—1971, Freeport, since 1971, Woodville, Mississippi, since 1971.

      Member executive committee Southern Methodist University, 1985—1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified: University College, London (in international law) 1961, bar: Texas 1960.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee Stringfellow Trusts, Freeport, 1971—1985, Texas History Foundation, Austin, 1981—1985, Texas Pioneer Arts Foundation, 1975—1979. Member of Jefferson Davis Association (trustee 1978-1989).

    Connections

    • father: Percival Thomas Beacroft
    • mother: Pollye (Maddox) Beacroft
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