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Leon Mather Payne, American lawyer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross (2), Air Medal (6). Served as major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member American, Federal Power, Houston bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Payne, Leon Mather was born on June 3, 1915 in Pittsburgh. Son of Leon Frank and Sarah Brownson (Mather) Payne.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Brown U., 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1939.

Career

General counsel. secretary, director Florida Gas Transmission Company, Florida Gas Company. Director El Paso Natural Gas Company, El Paso Products Company, Wilson Industries, Inc. Advisory director Museum of Fine Arts.

Trustee emeritus Brown U.

Membership

Served as major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American, Federal Power, Houston bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Carolyn Lelia Wilson, 1951. Children: Leon Mather, Miriam Wilson.

father:
Leon Frank Payne

mother:
Sarah Brownson (Mather) Payne

spouse:
Carolyn Lelia Wilson

child:
Leon Mather Payne

child:
Miriam Wilson Payne