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Lawyer

E. Byron Singleton, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1941, United States Court Claims 1952, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) Louisiana, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) Colorado, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) Georgia, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit).

Background

Singleton, E. Byron was born on October 3, 1909 in Lufkin, Texas, United States. Son of James Madison and Carolyn Elizabeth (Hagood) Singleton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Texas, 1933. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1933.

Career

Member, Underwood, Strickland & Singleton, Amarillo, Texas, 1933-1938;partner, Monning & Singleton, Amarillo, 1939-1949;member, Singleton & Trulove, Amarillo, 1950-1960;sole practice, Amarillo, since 1961;president, chief Executive officer, Singleton Energy, Inc.-Singleton Ventures Inc., Amarillo. Corporate Counsel City of Amarillo, 1941-1948. At various times general counsel, director, executive manager British Columbia & M Drilling, Inc., Mesa, Draughon's Business Colls., Amarillo and Lubbock, Inc., Beef Industries, Inc., Amarillo Industries, Inc., Arkansas Valley Feed Yard, Lamar, TransEra Research of Dallas, Inc., American Grain & Cattle Management, San Antonio, Soweco, Inc., Continental Dynamics Ltd of Las Vegas, Venture Associations Management Corporation, Gems International, Santa Barbara.

Former special referee in bankruptcy and United States Concilliation Commission, Special Bankruptcy Master, Amarillo division and Lubbock division, 1933-1939. General counsel TLC Veternarians Association, American General Homewatch, Golden Springs Community Homewatch, 1984-1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1933, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1941, United States Court Claims 1952, United States Court Customs and Patent Appeals 1956, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) Louisiana, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) Colorado, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) Georgia, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit).

Membership

Executive committeeman Young Democrats of Texas, 1935-1946. Finance committeeman Amarillo Democratic Committee, 1936-1940. Chairman Amarillo chapter American Red Cross, 1938-1946.

Deputy director War Savings Staff, AUstin, Texas, 1939-1943. National committeeman War Finance Committee, Dallas, 1943-1946. Board directors Edna Gladney Home.

Board governors National Arthiritis Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Amarillo Bar Association, State Bar Texas, American Judicature Society.

Connections

Married Elsie Bell, May 15, 1935. Children: E. Byron II, Savannah.

father:
James Madison Singleton

mother:
Carolyn Elizabeth (Hagood) Singleton

spouse:
Elsie Bell

child:
E. Byron II Singleton

child:
Savannah Singleton