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Leroy Blackstock

Lawyer

Leroy Blackstock, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1938. Recipient Distinguished Citizens award Oklahoma Psychological Association, 1963; Distinguished Alumni award University Tulsa, 1969, 78; Distinguished Alumni award Tulsa University College Law, 1978; Boss of Year award Tulsa County Association Legal Secretaries, 1978.

Background

Blackstock, Leroy was born on April 19, 1914 in El Reno, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Herbert Austin and Ethel Mae (Gwin) Blackstock.

Education

Graduate, Draughon's Business Institute, Tulsa, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, University Tulsa, 1938.

Career

With Phillips Petroleum Company, Tulsa, 1933-1941, assistant credit manager, 1939-1941. Practiced in Tulsa, 1941-1974. Counsel Blackstock & Montgomery.

Director, general counsel Tulsa Homebuilders Association, 1959-1968. Director Fourth National Bank, Tulsa, 1969-1976, Owasso 1st State Bank, Oklahoma, 1967-1970. President Skelly Stadium Corporation, 1964-1970.

President, trustee Great Western Investment Trust. Member national advisory committee Practising Law Institute, 1969-1970. President Judicial Reform Inc., 1966-1970.

Lecturer law office management, economics University Tulsa College Law, 1970-1975. Chairman Oklahoma Council on Judicial Complaints, 1974-1984. President Tulsa Science Center, 1968-1973.

Chairman Tulsa University Law Schools Committee, 1960-1974, Citizens Advisory Committee County Commissioners, 1963-1966. President, board directors Tulsa County Bar Foundation, 1962-1966. Patron Oklahoma Bar Foundation, trustee, 1966.

Member Governor's Academy for State Government, 1966-1968. Chairman Oklahoma Supreme Court Bar Committee, 1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Managing Partner Approach, Paper Dolls and Lawyers' Fees.

Membership

President Tulsa council Camp Fire Girls, 1971-1972. President Tulsa Baptist Laymen's Corporation, 1962-1966. Board directors Tulsa County Mental Health Association, 1963-1970, Tulsa Psychiatric Foundation, 1964-1967.

President Tulsa County Legal Aid Society, 1961-1962, board directors, 1958-1966. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow American College Probate Counsel.

Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1965-1967, member special committee on national coordination of disciplinary enforcement 1969-1972, standing committee professional discipline 1973-1977), Oklahoma Bar Association (board governors 1965-1967, president 1966), Tulsa County Bar Association (president 1962, Outstanding Attorney award 1961), World Association Lawyers (charter member), Tulsa County History Society (founding member), Photograph Society of America, Society Amateur Cinematographers, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Virginia Lee Lowman, December 29, 1939. Children: Craig, Priscilla, Burch, Lore, Trena.

father:
Herbert Austin Blackstock

mother:
Ethel Mae (Gwin) Blackstock

spouse:
Virginia Lee Lowman

child:
Craig Blackstock

child:
Priscilla Blackstock

child:
Burch Blackstock

child:
Lore Blackstock

child:
Trena Blackstock