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Lawyer

Howard Franklin Houk, American lawyer. Bar: New Mexico 1936, United States District Court New Mexico 1937, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1943, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944. Member State Bar New Mexico (president 1954-1955), Masons, Elks.

Background

Houk, Howard Franklin was born on July 11, 1914 in Clovis, New Mexico, United States. Son of Delbert Clay and Ethel May (Ragsdale) Houk.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland University, 1935.

Career

Private practice,, Clovis, 1936-1941;private practice, Santa Fe, 1947-1961;private practice, Albuquerque, since 1962;1st assistant attorney general, State of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1941-1942;United State Attorneys, State of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1942-1946;attorney, New Mexico Board Medical Examiners, Albuquerque, 1954-1979;attorney, New Mexico Medical Society, Albuquerque, 1954-1989;attorney, City of Santa Fe, 1959-1962. Chairman New Mexico Selective Svc. Appeals Board, Albuquerque, 1945-1970, State Parole Board, Albuquerque, 1961-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Mexico 1936, United States District Court New Mexico 1937, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1943, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1944.

Membership

Member State Bar New Mexico (president 1954-1955), Masons, Elks.

Connections

Married Merle Beatrice Lujan, April 8, 1944. 1 child, Barbara Lynn.

father:
Delbert Clay Houk

mother:
Ethel May (Ragsdale) Houk

spouse:
Merle Beatrice Lujan

child:
Barbara Lynn Houk