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John Soles Brunson

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John Soles Brunson, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)International, privateProperty, real (including real estate development, water)Financelawyer.


Brunson, John Soles was born on January 8, 1934 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Nathan Bryant and Jonnie E. (McMillian) Brunson.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Baylor University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Baylor University, 1958. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1965.


Bar: Texas, 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1961. Associate Dillingham, Schleider & Lewis, Houston, 1958-1964. Partner Brunson & Brill, Houston, 1964-1970, Baker, Heard & Brunson, Houston, 1970-1972, Brunson & Erwin, Houston, 1972-1984.

President New Asia Products, Inc. Chairman Clavis Investment Corporation. Board directors Ridgewood Development.


  • Bar: Texas, 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1961.


Active Harris County Democratic Executive Committee, Texas, 1959-1965, Texas Democratic Executive Committee, 1963-1974. Executive board Baptist General Convention Texas, 1988-1994. Trustee First Baptist Academy, 1996-2002, chairman, 2000-2002.

Trustee Houston Christian High School, since 1997, Macedonian Call Foundation, since 1991. Executive board Southern Baptist Texas Convention, since 2003, board trustees Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, since 2008. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Tex.


Married Joan Erwin, December 26, 1953. Children: W. Mark, Dana Ruth.

Nathan Bryant Brunson

Jonnie E. (McMillian) Brunson

Joan Erwin

W. Mark Brunson

Dana Ruth Brunson