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David Anders Provost

David Anders Provost, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1956, United States Supreme Court 1959. United States District Court (eastern district) Texas 1961. Board directors United Community Services, 1972—1980, Community Home, Port Arthur; advisor Port Arthur Public Library. Member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar Texas, Jefferson County Bar Association, Port Arthur Bar Association (past president).

Background

Provost, David Anders was born on January 13, 1934 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States. Son of O'Neil Edward and Billie (Carrow) Provost.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lamar University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1959.

Career

Partner Black & Provost, Port Arthur, 1959—1969, Provost, Umphrey, McPherson & Swearingen, Port Arthur, since 1969. Director, legal counsel Allied Merchants Bank, Fidelity Savings & Loan Association, Port Arthur, Sabine National Bank, Port Arthur, 1961—1972. Assistant district attorney Jefferson County, Texas, 1959—1960.

Legal counsel Texas Savings & Loan League, since 1973, Texas Association Bank Counsel, 1st National Bank Mid-County, Port Neches, since 1972, Jefferson County Drainage District 7, Town of Griffing Park, Port Arthur Urban Renewal. Legal counsel, vice president Jefferson County Economic Development Committee, 1975—1985.

Membership

Board directors United Community Services, 1972—1980, Community Home, Port Arthur. Advisor Port Arthur Public Library. Member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar Texas, Jefferson County Bar Association, Port Arthur Bar Association (past president).

Connections

Married Norma Matlock Provost, August 17, 1958. Children: David A., Thomas Benton.