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Herbert Staats Bonney, American lawyer. Recipient Meritorious Service award Austin College Alumni, 1972. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American Bar Association (taxation committee), American Judicature Society, Texas State Bar., Austin College Alumni Association (president 1970-1971).; Club: Dallas Country.

Background

Bonney, Herbert Staats was born on June 6, 1907 in Culpeper, Virginia, United States. Son of Herbert Staats and Barnett (McGaughey) Bonney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1931. Bachelor of Science, University Oklahoma, 1932. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist U., 1936.

Career

Bar: Texas bar 1936, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1959. Practiced in, Dallas. Partner firm Bonney, Wade & Stripling, 1969-1977.

General counsel Monkey Grip Rubber Company Board of directors Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1935-1936. President Park Cities Dad’s Club, 1963-1964. Member Austin College Development Commission, 1975-1981.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

Church should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association (taxation committee), American Judicature Society, Texas State Bar., Austin College Alumni Association (president 1970-1971). Club: Dallas Country.

Connections

Married Ann Margaret Hudnall, July 19, 1941. Children: Samuel Robert, Joseph James, Frances Ann, Susan Dove.

father:
Herbert Staats Bonney

mother:
Barnett (McGaughey) Bonney

spouse:
Ann Margaret Hudnall

child:
Samuel Robert Bonney

child:
Frances Ann Bonney

child:
Susan Dove Bonney

child:
Joseph James Bonney