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Lawyer

Elliott Clayton Fenton, American Lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1937, United States District Court (northern, eastern and western districts) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Military Appeals.

Background

Fenton, Elliott Clayton was born on November 26, 1914 in Oklahoma City. Son of Edgar R. and Mary (Gaddo) Fenton.

Education

Bachelor, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1937.

Career

Attorney, Looney & Fenton, Oklahoma City, 1937-1938;attorney, claims representative, National Mutual Casualty Company, Tulsa, 1938-1940;attorney, claims representative, Hartford Insurance Group, Oklahoma City, 1940-1947;attorney, Fenton & Fenton, Oklahoma City, since 1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1937, United States District Court (northern, eastern and western districts) Oklahoma, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Military Appeals.

Membership

Chairman board trustees United Methodist Foundation, Oklahoma, 1973-1983. Chancellor United Methodist Foundation, Oklahoma, 1983-1989. Board directors Central Oklahoma United Methodist Retirement Facility, Inc.

Fellow American Bar Found. Member International Association Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute (state chairman 1978-1983), Oklahoma Association Defense Counsel (president 1972), Oklahoma County Bar Association (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf.

Connections

Married LeNoir Massey, July 6, 1939. Children: Mike, Ann Wallis. Married Ruby L. Simpson, August 21, 2002.

father:
Edgar R. Fenton

mother:
Mary (Gaddo) Fenton

spouse:
LeNoir Massey

spouse:
Ruby L. Simpson

child:
Mike Fenton

child:
Ann Wallis Fenton