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George Luther Verity, American Lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1937, Texas 1939, New Mexico 1957. Decorated Purple Heart. Trustee Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946, PTO;prisoner of war. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, State Bar New Mexico (chairman mineral section), State Bar Texas, Association Trial Lawyers American, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, Acacia.

Background

Verity, George Luther was born on January 3, 1914 in Oklahoma City. Son of George H. and Mae (Tibbals) Verity.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Oklahoma University, 1937. Master of Theological Studies, Southern Methodist University, 1989.

Career

Practice in, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1937-1939;practice in, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1939-1940, 46-48;practice in, Oklahoma City, 1948-1957;practice in, Farmington, New Mexico, 1957-1964;practice in, Oklahoma City, 1964-1996;partner, Verity, Brown & Verity (and predecessor), 1964-1977;of counsel, Bay, Hamilton, Lee, Spears & Verity, 1978-1996. Chairman of the Board, director Big D Industries. President, director Oklahoma Management Company, Oklahoma Indiana Exploration Company.

Former Chairman of the Board, director Progress Life & AccidentIns.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1937, Texas 1939, New Mexico 1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Modern Oil and Gas Lease, From Bataan to Victory, An Agnostic Finds God in Jananese Prison Camp.

Membership

Trustee Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946, PTO. Prisoner of war. Member American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, State Bar New Mexico (chairman mineral section), State Bar Texas, Association Trial Lawyers American, Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, Acacia. Lodges: Masons; Elks.

Connections

Married Ellen Van Hoesen, March 18, 1939. Children: George Luther II, Grover Steven, David Webster, Mark Sidney.

father:
George H. Verity

mother:
Mae (Tibbals) Verity

spouse:
Ellen Van Hoesen

child:
George Luther II Verity

child:
Grover Steven Verity

child:
David Webster Verity

child:
Mark Sidney Verity