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Jean Baptiste Adoue

banker , city official

Jean Baptiste Adoue, American banker, city official. Recipient Linz award, 1943. member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest; Member American, Texas State, Dallas Company bar associations, American Arbitration Association, Chamber of Commerce (past president, treasurer 1950), American Society International Law, International, United States (past director) lawn tennis associations, Newcomen Society England, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Adoue, Jean Baptiste was born on November 4, 1884 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Jean Baptiste and Mittie N. (Simpson) Adoue.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Texas, 1906.

Career

Began with National Bk. of Commerce, Dallas, 1906, president since 1924. Chairman of the Board Metropolitan Building & Loan Association, Gulf Insurance Company. Universal Life & Accident Insurance Company.

Director Graham-Brown Shoe Company, First Texas Chemical Company, Cosmopolitan Hotel Company. President Dallas Clearing House Association, 1954. Mayor City of Dallas, 1951-1953.

Former vice-president, director National War Fund. Member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest. Board of trustees Southwestern Medical Foundation.

Director Dallas Citizens Council, Better Business Bureau, Dallas Clearing House, Dallas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Membership

Member Executive Committee Dallas Community Chest. Member American, Texas State, Dallas Company bar associations, American Arbitration Association, Chamber of Commerce (past president, treasurer 1950), American Society International Law, International, United States (past director) lawn tennis associations, Newcomen Society England, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Dallas Athletic, Dallas Lawn Tennis (secretary, treasurer), Cedar Springs Lawn Tennis, Dallas Country, Brookhollow Country, Rotary, Petroleum, City.

Connections

Married Hester A. Allen, October 12, 1909 (deceased).; married second, Mary J. Wilson, May 12, 1937. Children: Jean Baptiste III, Bertrand Allen (deceased).

father:
Jean Baptiste Adoue

mother:
Mittie N. (Simpson) Adoue

spouses:
Hester A. Allen

Mary J. Wilson

children:
Jean Baptiste III Adoue

Bertrand Allen Adoue (deceased)