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Herman Paul Pressler, III, American judge, lay worker. Bar: Texas 1957. Named Outstanding Young Man of Houston, Junior Chamber of C., 1957; recipient Faith in God award, 1976, medal of honor, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1976.


III, Herman Paul Pressler, was born on June 4, 1930 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Herman P. and Elsie (Townes) P.


AB, Princeton University, 1952. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Criswell College, 1988.


Associate Vinson & Elkins, Houston, 1958-1970. Judge 133d District Court, 1970-1978. Justice 14th Court Appeals, 1978-1992.

Retired, 1992; partner Woodfill & Pressler, Houston, since 1995.


  • Bar: Texas 1957.


All Christians, and particularly those in leadership positions, should prayerfully seek God’s mind and will and strongly to consider the potential problems of politicizing the church and the pulpit before endorsing candidates.


Every Christians should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


Member Texas Legislature, representative Harris County, 1957-1959. Member President's Drug Advisory Council, 1989-1992. Member foreign mission board Southern Baptist Convention, 1st vice president, 2002-2003.

Former vice-chairman executive committee. Past president, member executive committee Council for National Policy. Chairman board Station KHCB-FM, 1966-1992, Nancy and Paul Pressler Foundation.

Member State Republican Executive Committee 2000-2002. Board directors National Religious Broadcasters, Salem Communications, Inc., since 2001. Board directors, senior fellow Revelation, Inc., 1999-2006.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1952-1954.


Married Nancy Avery, February 28, 1959. Children: Jean Townes Pressler Visy, Anne Lyle Pressler Csorba, Herman Paul IV.

Herman P. P.

Elsie (Townes) P.

Nancy Avery

Jean Townes Pressler Visy III

Anne Lyle Pressler Csorba III

Herman Paul IV III