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business executive

Jay A. Phillips, business executive. Certified Public Accountant, Texas, Louisiana.

Background

Phillips, Jay A. was born on March 31, 1892 in Holland, Texas, United States. Son of James Monroe and Carrie Frances (Williams) Phillips.

Education

Student in public schools.

Career

Managing partner Phillips, Sheffield, Hopson, Lewis and Luther, Houston, from 1925. Board directors North Texas Advertising Company, North Texas Realty Company, Houston Watch Company.

Membership

Member Texas State Securities Board, from 1957. President Better Business Bureau. Chairman board trustees Scott & White Memorial Hospital Temple.

Board directors, vice president South Texas College. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (president, member council, trial board, vice president, chairman committee on federal taxation, state legislation), National Conference Lawyers and Certified Public Accountant's, American Accounting Association, Texas Society Certified Public Accountant's (president), Society Louisiana Certified Public Accountant's, Association Certified Public Accountant Examiners (president), Houston Chamber of Commerce Chamber (board directors), Houston Club (president 12 years), Houston Country Club, Westwood Country Club, Romada Club, Petroleum Club, Austin Club, Downtown Club (Dallas), Kiwanis (president).

Connections

Married Edna E. Gilmore, November 26, 1911.

father:
James Monroe Phillips

mother:
Carrie Frances (Williams) Phillips

spouse:
Edna E. Gilmore