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Lawyer , Corporation executive

Joseph Yancey Powell, American lawyer, corporation executive. Member American, Texas, Houston bar associations, Delta Chi.; Club: Houston. Life historian Texas 1911 Law Class, 1949.

Background

Powell, Joseph Yancey was born on December 6, 1888 in Holland, Texas, United States. Son of Wesley Perry and Frances Eugene (Whitenton) Powell.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1911.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1911. Practiced in Texas since 1911. With American Republics Corporation, Houston, since 1916, became vice-president, director, 1934, now vice president, general counsel.

Membership

Member American, Texas, Houston bar associations, Delta Chi. Club: Houston. Life historian Texas 1911 Law Class, 1949.

Connections

Married Alice Stewart, February 23, 1916. Children: Joseph Yancey.

father:
Wesley Perry Powell

mother:
Frances Eugene (Whitenton) Powell

spouse:
Alice Stewart

child:
Joseph Yancey Powell