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Lawyer

John Thomas Suggs, American lawyer. Member initial board directors State Bar of Texas, 1940-1941.; Fellow Texas Bar Foundation; member Dallas Citizens Council, American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason.

Background

Suggs, John Thomas was born on December 22, 1904 in Denison, Texas, United States. Son of John Thomas and Ruby Edna (Bunch) Suggs.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1925, Bachelor of Laws, 1927.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1927. General practice of law, Dallas, 1927-1938. State District judge 1938-1944.

Retired president, Chairman of the Board T. & P. Railway. Director State National Bank of Denison, First National Bank of Van Alstyne, Texas. Practicing law; cattel raiser.

Instructor, Southern Methodist U. Law School.

Membership

Member initial board directors State Bar of Texas, 1940-1941. Fellow Texas Bar Foundation. Member Dallas Citizens Council, American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Mason.; Clubs: City, Dallas Country (Dallas).

Connections

Married Mary Hope Robinson, January 31, 1929. Children: Ann Lee, Mary Shelly.

father:
John Thomas Suggs

mother:
Ruby Edna (Bunch) Suggs

spouse:
Mary Hope Robinson

children:
Ann Lee Suggs

Mary Shelly Suggs