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Lawyer

Connally McKay, American judge. Bar: Texas 1937. Named Baylor Lawyer of Year, Baylor Law Alumni Association, 1978; recipient T.B. Butler award, T.B. Butler Public Company, 1965, W.R. White award, Baylor University, 1983. Member development council Baylor University, from 1971, trustee, 1976—1985, Baylor College Dentistry, 1972—1981; past board directors Baptist Foundation Texas; Member of Masons.

Background

McKay, Connally was born on September 22, 1914 in Eddy, Texas, United States. Son of D. S. and Lila Connally McKay.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Baylor University, 1937.

Career

County attorney, Wood County, 1941—1943, 1946. District attorney, 1946—1949. Referee bankruptcy, 1949—1952.

District judge 114th Judicial District, Tyler, Texas, 1953—1969. Associate justice Court Appeals, 12th Supreme Judicial District Texas, 1969—1985. President E. Texas Fair Association, 1960, Tyler Industrial Foundation, 1966—1967, E. Texas Hospital Foundation, 1970—1972, Texas Rose Festival Association, 1974.

President board governors Medical Center Hospital, 1966—1967. Member State Judicial Qualifications Commission, 1966—1969. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Membership

Member development council Baylor University, from 1971, trustee, 1976—1985, Baylor College Dentistry, 1972—1981. Past board directors Baptist Foundation Texas. Member of Masons.

Connections

Married Glee McCrary McKay, March 26, 1938. Children: Diane, Elaine, Robert.

father:
D. S.

mother:
Lila Connally McKay

spouse:
Glee McCrary McKay

child:
Diane McKay

child:
Elaine McKay

child:
Robert McKay