James Wooten MCCLENDON Edit Profile
University of Texas, B.Lit., 1895, Bachelor of Laws, 1897.
Associate Justice, Texas Supreme Court Commission of Appeals, 1918-1923. Presiding Judge, Supreme Court Commission of Appeals, 1920-1923. Chief Justice, Court Civil Appeals, Third Supreme Judicial District of Texas, since 1923.
Texas Representative on State Wide Studies and Judicial Statistics, Johns Hopkins University, Institute, of Law.
The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.
Member legal advisory board Travis County Selective Draft, 1917-1919. Masonic Home and School. Member American Bar (member house of deals, chairman secretary administration), Texas Bar Association, Travis County Bar Association (president), Association of Judges of Courts of Civil Appeal of Texas (president), National Conference Judicial Councils (chairman), American Association Legal.
Mason. (33°, Knights Templar, Shriner). Member Knights of Malta, Red Cross of Constantine, Royal Order of Scotland, Eastern Star. Director and; Club: Town and Gown.
Married Anne Hale Watt, December 14, 1904 (deceased on April 8, 1964). Children: Mary Anne McClendon, and Elizabeth (Mistress Frank Knight).