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John Gaines Hervey, American lawyer. Served as private, United States Army, September-December 1918. Legislative adviser Pennsylvania Senate Committee Revision of Public Service Company Laws, 1932-1933; Member bar of Supreme Court of the United States Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Bar; Mason (33 degree).

Background

Hervey, John Gaines was born on February 26, 1900 in at Hillsboro, Texas, United States. Son of William Edwin and Mollie (Revier) Hervey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Okal., 1923, Bachelor of Laws, 1925. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1928. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Tulsa, 1956.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Miami, 1956. Doctor of Letters (honorary), John Marshall Law School, Chicago, 1956. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, Cleveland Marshall Law School, 1957, University of San Diego, Seton Hall U., 1962, Howard College, 1964.

Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), Oklahoma City U., 1969.

Career

Admitted Oklahoma bar, 1925. Assistant professor international law, University of Pennsylvania, 1928-1930. Associate dean and professor of law, Temple University Law School, Philadelphia, 1930-1938, dean, 1939-1941.

Dean School Law, U. Oklahoma, 1941-1946. Dean Oklahoma City U. School of Law, from 1956, then dean emeritus. Also law clerk United States District Court, Western District Oklahoma Executive secretary, Oklahoma Bar Association, 1946-1947.

Adviser legal education and admission to bar, American Bar Association. Chief justice Phi Delta Phi, Court of Appeals, 1957-1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, co-author several publications, latest: co-author: Business and Government, 6th edit. 1953. Editor Oklahoma Bar Association Journal, 1948-1975. Annual Review Legal Education, 1947-1975.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Served as private, United States Army, September-December 1918. Legislative adviser Pennsylvania Senate Committee Revision of Public Service Company Laws, 1932-1933. Member bar of Supreme Court of the United States Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Bar.

Mason (33 degree).

Connections

Married Hallie Holloway, August 24, 1925. Children: Janis, John Douglas.

father:
William Edwin Hervey

mother:
Mollie (Revier) Hervey

spouse:
Hallie Holloway

child:
Janis Hervey

child:
John Douglas Hervey