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David Hume, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star.


Hume, David was born on October 2, 1915 in Eagle Pass, Texas, United States. Son of David E. and Lupita (James) Hume.


Bachelor of Arts, University Texas, 1937. Student Temple University School Law, 1939-1941. Bachelor of Laws with honors, Southern Methodist U. School Law, 1939-1941.

Bachelor of Laws with honors, Southern Methodist U., 1946.


Annual Admitted to Texas bar, 1946, District of Columbia, Maryland. bars, 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1948, also Court Military Justice, Federal Communication Commission, Interstate Commerce Commission. Trial attorney unites states department Justice, 1947, special assistant to attorney general United States, 1948. With firm Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, 1954-1958.

Member firm Hume & Stewart, Washington, 1958-1965, Hume & Hume, Eagle Pass, Texas, 1965-1972. Honorary consultant to Consulate of Republic of Mexico, 1970. Republican American Bar Association, 12th Inter-American Bar Association convention Bogota, Colombia, 1961.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous articles on conservation, government and agrarian reform, Latin American.


Member Maryland. Board Natural Resources. Chairman Democratic Party Southern Maryland., 1958, treasurer, 1958-1960. Member Democratic National Advisory Council, 1958-1960.

Served with Submarine Service, United States Naval Reserve, World World War II, Korean War. Member American, Inter-American, Maryland. bar associations, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar Texas, Border Bar Association (director), Judge Advisory Association American Veterans Committee, American Legion, Navy League, S.A.R., Maryland. History Society, Izaak Walton League.

Clubs: Terrapin (U. Maryland.).


Married F. Arlee Eaton, August 28, 1943 (divorced).; married second, Margaret Williams, June 19, 1966. Children: David III, Stephen.

David E. Hume

Lupita (James) Hume

Margaret Williams

F. Arlee Eaton

Stephen Hume

David III Hume