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Lawyer

Henry Hollis Rankin, American lawyer. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation (life); member American Bar Association, Hidalgo County Bar Association (director 1973-1975, president 1976-1977), Texas Bar Association, since 1936 (legal publications committee 1972-1977, committee on assistance to local bar associations since 1977), Texas Association Defense Counsel, Sons of the American Revolution, Kentucky Colonel, Phi Theta Kappa, Theta Xi.

Background

Rankin, Henry Hollis was born on January 11, 1915 in Mission, Texas, United States. Son of Henry Hollis and Iva (Adams) Rankin.

Education

A.A., Edinburg Junior College, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas at Austin, 1936.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1936. General practice law, Edinburg, Texas, 1936-1958. Former partner Rankin & Kern, Inc., McAllen, Texas.

Now legal consultant/advisor judge Hidalgo County Court at Law, 1951-1953. Director Texas History Commission, 1969-1976. Trustee, Mission Indiana School District, 1963-1969.

Board directors Texas History Foundation, 1969-1971, 80–, member executive committee, 1980-1982. Board directors Texas Law Enforcement Foundation, 1969, Project Child Abuse. Former colonel Confederate Air Force.

Named Kentucky colonel Certified in civil trial law Texas Board Legal Specialization.

Politics

Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Fellow Texas Bar Foundation (life). Member American Bar Association, Hidalgo County Bar Association (director 1973-1975, president 1976-1977), Texas Bar Association, since 1936 (legal publications committee 1972-1977, committee on assistance to local bar associations since 1977), Texas Association Defense Counsel, Sons of the American Revolution, Kentucky Colonel, Phi Theta Kappa, Theta Xi. Clubs: McAllen Country.

Connections

Married Ann Lucille Chesnutt, July 24, 1939. Children– Henry Hollis III, Robert Carlton, Deborah Ann (Mistress Gary Paul Wagner).

father:
Henry Hollis Rankin

mother:
Iva (Adams) Rankin

spouse:
Ann Lucille Chesnutt

children:
Henry Hollis III Rankin

Deborah Ann Rankin (Mistress Gary Paul Wagner)

Robert Carlton Rankin