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Lawyer

Joseph Merrick Jones, American lawyer. Member American, Louisiana (former.

Background

Jones, Joseph Merrick was born on August 30, 1903 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of Doctor Hamilton Polk and Caroline Elizabeth (Merrick) Jones.

Education

Student The Hill School. Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, 1925, Bachelor of Laws, 1925.

Career

Susan Penick (Mistress H. Merritt Lane, Junior). Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1925, since practiced law, New Orleans. Member firm Jones, Walker, Waechter, Potievent Carrere & Denegre.

With Department State, 1942-1943. President, director Canal Barge Company, Inc. Director, member Executive Committee Penick & Ford, Ltd., Inc.

Chairman of the executive committee, director Southdown Sugars Inc. Director Petroleum Reserves, Inc. Director Acme Life Insurance Company, Bauerlein, Inc., Doctor G. H. Tichenor Antiseptic Company President, director National Waterways Conference.

Director Cultural Attractions Fund of Greater New Orleans. Member advisory committee Texas Fund Management Company. Member of advisory board Hotel Dieu.

Trustee Foreign Policy Association. Director Central Gulf Steamship Corporation, past president Bureau Governmental Research, Louisiana Association for Mental Health. Former vice president Family Service Society President, board adminstrs.

Tulane University.

Membership

Member American, Louisiana (former. Clubs: Boston, Louisiana, Pickwick, New Orleans Country, Southern Yacht, Round Table, Recess, Petroleum (New Orleans).

Connections

Married Eugenie Elizabeth Penick, November 27, 1928. Children: Eugenie Penick (Mistress.

father:
Doctor Hamilton Polk Jones

mother:
Caroline Elizabeth (Merrick) Jones

spouse:
Eugenie Elizabeth Penick

child:
Eugenie Penick (Mrs Jones