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Brady Gifford Elliott

Brady Gifford Elliott, American judge. Bar: Texas 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1974, United States Tax Court 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Member of American Bar Association, Fort Bend County Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Rotary (treasurer 1983-1985), Masons.

Background

  • Elliott, Brady Gifford was born on November 26, 1943 in Harlingen, Texas, United States. Son of Clyde Andres Elliott and Mildred (Parker) Bounds.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, McMurray College, 1970. Juris Doctor, South Texas College Law, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant secretary, assistant treasurer, assistant general counsel Gordon Jewelry Corporation, Houston, 1973—1979. Secretary, general counsel Oshman's Sporting Goods, Inc., 1979—1982. Sole practice Sugar Land, 1982—1988.

      Judge 268th District Court, Fort Bend County, since 1988. Administrative judge Board District Judges, Fort Bend County, 2005—2007. Board directors Fort Bend Chapter Texans' War Drugs, Sugar Land, Texas, 1981—1994, Fort Bend Boys Choir, 1984—1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1974, United States Tax Court 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981.

    Politics

    Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Fort Bend County Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Rotary (treasurer 1983-1985), Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Rhea Elizabeth Ricks Elliott, May 15, 1967. Children: Adrian Winthrope, Jason Lawrence.
    • father: Clyde Andres Elliott Bounds
    • mother: Mildred (Parker) Bounds
    • spouse: Rhea Elizabeth Ricks Elliott
    • children: Adrian Winthrope Elliott
    • Jason Lawrence Elliott
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    Born November 26, 1943
    (age 73)
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