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Lawyer

Herman Paul Pressler, American lawyer. Bar: Texas bar 1925.

Background

Pressler, Herman Paul was born on December 12, 1902 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Herman P. and Veannis (Maddox) Pressler.

Education

Student, Virginia Military Institute, 1919-1920;Bachelor of Laws, University Texas at Austin, 1925;graduate advanced management program, Harvard, 1951.

Career

General practice, Houston, 1925-1933, 68-95. Member of law department Humble Oil and Refining Company, Houston, 1933-1955, director, 1955-1959. Vice president, member board management Humble Oil and Refining Company (Humble division), 1959-1960, vice president public relations, 1960-1967.

Director Humble Pipe Line Company, 1948-1955.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas bar 1925.

Religion

The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

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

Marriage is a microcosm of our relationship with Jesus Christ. God meant for a marriage to help to understand, to some degree, God’s vast and intricate love for people.

Membership

Chairman Houston and Harris County chapter American Red Cross, 1952-1954. Chairman emeritus board trustees Texas Children's Hospital. Board directors Texas Medical Center, president, 1976-1981.

Member development board Institute Texan Cultures. Trustee Baylor College Medicine. Member Texas Bar Association, Mississippi Bar Association, Houston Bar Association (president 1950-1951), Philosophical Society Texas, Chi Phi, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Houston Country (Houston), Petroleum (Houston), Bayou (Houston). Eagle Lake Rod and Gun.

Connections

Married Elsie W. Townes, November 20, 1928. Children– Herman Paul III, Townes Garrett.

father:
Herman P. Pressler

mother:
Veannis (Maddox) Pressler

spouse:
Elsie W. Townes

child:
Herman Paul III Pressler

child:
Townes Garrett Pressler