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John David Hughes

John David Hughes, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1964, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th and District of Columbia circuits) 1975, District of Columbia 1985. Recipient Distinguished Service award Department of Energy, 1984; named Distinguished Alumnus American University, 1984.

Background

  • Hughes, John David was born on April 24, 1935 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Son of John A. and Pauline (Goode) Hughes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1958. Juris Doctor, American University, 1961.

    Career

    • Assistant C. attorney Lubbock (Texas) County, 1964. Attorney Evans, Pharr, Trout & Jones, Lubbock, 1964-1973. Assistant attorney general State of Texas, Austin, 1974-1980.

      Chief Public Utilities and Transportation Division, State of Texas, 1976-1978, Energy Division, 1978-1980. Commissioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, 1980-1984, consultant regulatory, natural gas, 1984-1986. Attorney, special consultant ARTA, Inc., 1985-1986.

      Of counsel Ross, Marsh & Foster, 1986-1988, Lane & Mittendorf, Washington, 1988-1990. With Duncan, Weinberg, Miller & Pembroke Professional Corporation, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1964, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States Court Appeals (5th and District of Columbia circuits) 1975, District of Columbia 1985.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Texas Bar Association (chairman public utility section 1979-1980), Lubbock County Bar Association (board directors 1968-1971), Gas Research Institute (advisory board directors since 1984), Iowa State Regulatory Conference (board directors since 1984), District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Energy Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Mason, 1991. Children (by previous marriage): John Erik, Stefan David.
    • father: John A. Hughes
    • mother: Pauline (Goode) Hughes
    • spouse: Anne Mason
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    Born April 24, 1935
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