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Lawyer

HUBERT GENTRY, American Lawyer, Partner of ENTEX, A DIVISION OF ARKLA, INC.

Background

Gentry, Hubert was born on October 3, 1931 in Sonora, Texas, United States. Son of Hubert and Julia (Killin) Gentry.

Education

Texas Tech University (Bachelor of Arts, 1952). Southern Methodist University (Juris Doctor, 1955).

Career

Associate, Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, 1955-1972; partner, Fulbright & Jaworski, 1967-1972; executive vice president, then chief operating officer, president, S.W. Bancshares, Inc., Houston, 1973-1976; vice chairman, S.W. Bancshares, Inc., 1976-1977; partner, Tita, Phillips, Jensen & Gentry, Houston, 1977-1978; senior vice president, general counsel, Entex Inc., Houston, 1978-1987; executive vice president, general counsel, Entex Inc., Houston, 1987-1988; executive vice president, general counsel, Entex division Noram Energy Corporation, Houston, 1988-1990; senior vice president, general counsel, Noram Energy Corporation, Houston, 1990-1992; senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, Noram Energy Corporation, Houston, 1992-1997. Member of faculty Southwestern Graduate School Banking Southern Methodist U., 1972. Chairman consumer credit law section State Bar Texas, 1969-1970, chairman banking laws committee of corporation, banking and business law section, 1970-1971, member counsel, public utility law section, 1980-1983, secretary public utility law section, 1983-1984, vice chairman public utility law section, 1984-1985, chairman, public utility lawsect., 1985-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1955.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Southern Methodist U. Alumni Law Association (president 1963-1964), Texas Association Bank Holding Companies (vice president 1976, director 1976-1977), American Gas Association (vice chairman legal managing commission 1987-1989, chairman 1989-1991), Southern Gas Association, Texas Gas Association, River Oaks Country Club, Coronado Club.

Connections

Married Patsy Lynn Bullington, December 27, 1953. Children: Julia Ruth, Chester Lindsey, Beth Marie, Hubert Michael, Patsy Jean.

father:
Hubert Gentry

mother:
Julia (Killin) Gentry

spouse:
Patsy Lynn Bullington

children:
Patsy Jean Gentry

Hubert Michael Gentry

Julia Ruth Gentry

Beth Marie Gentry

Chester Lindsey Gentry