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Lawyer

Edward Aubrey Clark, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1928, United States District Court, Texas (northern, southern, eastern and western dists), United States Court (Appeals 5th circuit).

Background

Clark, Edward Aubrey was born on August 15, 1906 in San ine, Texas, United States. Son of John David and Leila (Downs) CLARK.

Education

Student, Southwestern University, Tulane U. Juris Doctor, University Tex. Doctor of Laws, Southwestern U.

Doctor of Science, Cleary College, Ypsilanti,Michigan.

Career

Senior Partner Clark, Thomas, Winter & Newton S. Supreme Court, Austin. Chairman First National Bank,, San Augustine. Senior chairman board Tex Commerce Bank Austin.

Director Commerce Bank & Tec.,Commerce Bancshares, Texas. Inc. Houston Employers National,Life & Employers Casualty Companies, Dallas, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. Assistant attorney general , Texas, 1932—1935.

Assistant Governor Jimmy Allred, 1935—1937. Secretary Texas, 1937—1939. United States ambassador, Australia, 1965—1968.

Federal commissioner HemisFair, San Antonio, 1968. Executive dir Inter American Development Bank, Washington, 1968—1969. Served capt, Australia, 1942.

Board directors Lady Bird Endowment Fund, Austin, Friends Lyndon Baines Johnson Library., Austin, University Texas Law School Foundation, Austin. Faculty center, Austin.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1928, United States District Court, Texas (northern, southern, eastern and western dists), United States Court (Appeals 5th circuit).

Membership

Trustee Southwestern University, Georgetown. Board regents University Texas System, Austin, 1973—1979. Fellow: Southwestern Legal Found, American Bar Association Foundation.

Member: Knights San Jacinto, Sons of the American Revolution, Texas State History Association, Texas Philosophical Society, University Ramada,Houston, Headliners,Austin, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Anne Metcalfe CLARK, December 28, 1927. 1 child Leila Wynn.

father:
John David CLARK

mother:
Leila (Downs) CLARK

spouse:
Anne Metcalfe CLARK

child:
Leila Wynn Clark