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Lawyer

Elliott Amos Johnson, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1931, Texas 1937. Recipient Alumni President' Service award University Houston, 1983, Community Leadership award, University Houston-Downtown, 1986, Public Service citation University Chicago, 1989.

Background

Johnson, Elliott Amos was born on February 21, 1907 in Soldier, Iowa, United States. Son of John C. and Sarah (Knutson) Johnson.

Education

Northwestern University. University of Chicago (Bachelor of Philosophy, 1927). University of Chicago (Juris Doctor, 1930).

South Texas College of Law (Bachelor of Laws, 1937). Councilman-at-Large, City of Houston, 1945-1947.

Career

Working as a partner of JOHNSON, WURZER & TINGLEAF, P.C. ELLIOTT A. JOHNSON, bom Soldier, Iowa, February 21,1907. Admitted to bar, 1931, Illinois. 1937, Texas. Education: Northwestern University.

University of Chicago (Bachelor of Philosophy, 1927). University of Chicago (Juris Doctor, 1930). South Texas College of Law (Bachelor of Laws, 1937).

Councilman-at-Large, City of Houston, 1945-1947. President: Tax Research Association, 1952-1953. Houston Society of Financial Analysts, 1957-1958.

Chairman, Profit Sharing Council of America, 1958-1960. President, Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, 1960-1961. Member, Board of Trustees, since 1951, and Chairman, since 1986, South Texas College of Law.

Member, Board of Trustees, 1965-1986, and Chairman, 1980-1986, University of Houston Foundation. Chairman, Board of Trustees, South Texas Junior College (now University of Houston-Downtown), 1967-1974. Member:; Admitted to the bar, 1931, Illinois.

1937, Texas.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1931, Texas 1937.

Membership

Councilman-at-large City of Houston, 1945-1947. Board directors Travelers Aid Society, Houston, 1946-1960, president, 1958-1960. Chairman board directors Profit Sharing Council American, 1958-1960.

Board directors South Texas College Law, since 1951, chairman board, 1986-1992. Chairman board South Texas Junior College, 1967-1974. Trustee University Houston Foundation, 1965-1986, vice president, 1975-1980, chairman board, 1980-1986.

Trustee Rosewood General Hospital, 1964-1976, president, 1972-1976. Member American Bar Association, Profit Sharing Council American (board directors 1951-1962, chairman 1958-1960), American Petroleum Institute (board director 1960-1962), Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association (board director since 1951, president 1960-1961), Houston Society Finance Analysts (founding director 1955-1962, president 1957-1958), Tax Research Association (founding director 1947-1959, president Houston 1952-1953), Texas Manufacturers Association (board director 1956-1959), Texas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Phi Delta Theta (Member of Year award 1979), Alpha Kappa Psi. Clubs: Houston, Houston Country.

Lodges: Masons; Kiwanis (president 1964).

Connections

Married Katherine Ryckman, October 17, 1936. Children: Nancy, Glenn, Karen.

father:
John C. Johnson

mother:
Sarah (Knutson) Johnson

spouse:
Katherine Ryckman

child:
Karen Johnson

child:
Nancy Johnson

child:
Glenn Johnson