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Albert Pearson Jones, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Texas 1930, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1950. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member State Bar Texas (president 1950-1951), Houston Bar Association, American Law Institute (life), American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Order Coif, Phi Delta Phi Clubs: Houston Country. Lodges: Masons.

Background

Jones, Albert Pearson was born on July 19, 1907 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Bush and Ethel (Hatton) Jones.

Education

University of Texas (Bachelor of Arts & Master of Arts, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, 1930). Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi.

Order of the Coif. Member, Chancellors. Professor of Law, University of Texas, 1962-1977. Professor of Law Emeritus.

First Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas, 1963-1964.

Career

Association, Baker & Botts, Houston, 1930-1943; partner, Helm & Jones, 1943-1962; Joseph C. Hutcheson professor of law, University Texas-Austin, 1962-1977; professor emeritus, University Texas-Austin, from 1977. Adjunct Professor law U. Houston, 1981. 1st assistant attorney general Texas, 1963.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1930, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1935, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1950.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief Texas Law Review, 1929-1930. President Texas Law Review Publications, 1971-1974. Co-author: Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure, 1974, The Judicial Process in Texas Prior to Trial, second edition, Cases and Materials on Employees' Rights, 1970.Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member State Bar Texas (president 1950-1951), Houston Bar Association, American Law Institute (life), American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Order Coif, Phi Delta Phi Clubs: Houston Country. Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Annette Lewis, October 3, 1936. Children: Dan Pearson, Lewis Avery.

father:
Bush Jones

mother:
Ethel (Hatton) Jones

spouse:
Annette Lewis

child:
Dan Pearson Jones

child:
Lewis Avery Jones