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Lawyer

Fred Thomas Porter, American lawyer. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers; member American, Dallas (president, Chairman, Board Of Directors) bar associations, State Bar of Texas (director 1965-1968, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1967-1968), International Association Insurance Counsel, Texas Association Defense Counsel, Delta Theta Phi. Methodist Dallas Texas.

Background

Porter, Fred Thomas was born on March 10, 1904 in Terrell, Texas, United States. Son of Fred Thomas and Mary Womack (Dashiell) Porter.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1926.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1926. Practice in Dallas, 1943-1971. Assistant district attorney, Kaufman County, 1927-1935, district attorney, 1939-1943.

Associate Robertson, Leachman, Payne, Gardere &Lancaster, Dallas, 1943-1947. Member firm Leachman, Matthews & Gardere, 1947-1954, Leachman, Gardere, Akin & Porter, 1954-1965. Partner Gardere, Porter & DeHay, 1965-1971.

President Delta Theta Phi Ednl. Foundation; member chancellors University Texas Law School.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, International Academy Trial Lawyers. Member American, Dallas (president, Chairman, Board Of Directors) bar associations, State Bar of Texas (director 1965-1968, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1967-1968), International Association Insurance Counsel, Texas Association Defense Counsel, Delta Theta Phi. Methodist Dallas Texas.

Connections

Married Margaret Tugwell, June 9, 1932. Children: Fred Thomas III, Lucinda Ann (Mistress.

father:
Fred Thomas Porter

mother:
Mary Womack (Dashiell) Porter

spouse:
Margaret Tugwell

children:
Fred Thomas III Porter

Lucinda Ann (Mrs Porter