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lawyer , business executive

Elbert Macby Barron, lawyer, business executive.


Barron, Elbert Macby was born on February 13, 1903 in Van Alstyne, Texas, United States. Son of John Macby and Rilla (McWilliams) Barron.


Master of Laws, Catholic U. American, 1940. Sapientiae Mundane Doctor, Boswell-Johnson Institute Great Britain, 1960.


Admitted to bar, 1924. Member firm Hay, Finley, Wolfe & Barron, Sherman, Texas. President Southern Gem Mining Company.

Engaged in general civil practice and represented oil, railroad and utility companies until 1939, except 4 years as counsel government agencies. Assigned War Department General Staff, January 1940. Following emergency served as chief legislative officer and chief of War Department litigation, later served PTO.

Retired with rank of colonel. Formerly officer Texas National Guard.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Current Reports on Mexican and Southwestern Minerals. Minerals of Mexio.


Member Texas ligislature, 1932-1935. Member of the board development University Texas Western College. Member development board, founding.

Member Texas, Oklahoma, District of Columbia and Supreme Court of the United States Court bars. British Gemmological Association, Alumni Association Loyola University, American Gem. Society, Heroes of ’76, Disabled Officers of World Wars, El Paso Geological Society (chairman), Delaware several Democratic national convs.


John Macby Barron

Rilla (McWilliams) Barron