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Industrialist , Lawyer

Mark Edwin Andrews, lawyer, industrialist. Decorated Legion of Merit, 1946.

Background

Andrews, Mark Edwin was born on October 17, 1903 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Jesse and Celeste (Bujac) Andrews.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1927;Bachelor of Laws, Southern Texas College Law, 1934;postgraduate, U. Colorado, 1931-1934.

Career

President, Andrews, Loop & Company, 1928-1934;President, Ryan & Andrews, 1936-1942;President, Westmoreland Manufacturing Company, 1936-1942;President, Mechanical Engineering Andrews, Ltd., 1951-1992;President, Ancon Oil & Gas, Inc., 1951-1992. Advisory director Bank of Southwest. Faculty Southern Texas College Law, 1934-1942.

Membership

Chairman Bayou Bend Museum Advisory Committee. Trustee, ex-officio member executive committee Museum Fine Arts, Houston. Served United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Advancing lieutenant to captain, serving in Office Procurement and Material, Executive Office of Secretary Navy Department. Chief of procurement United States Navy, 1945-1946. Assistant secretary of navy 1947-1949.

Member Houston Committee on Foreign Relations (Carnegie Foundation), English Speaking Union (vice president Houston chapter), Japan-American Society Houston (president) Clubs: River Oaks, Bayou, Allegro, Houston (Houston). Links (New York City), River (New York City). Tiger Inn (Princeton, New Jersey), Right Wing (Princeton, New Jersey).

Fishers Island (New York ) Country). Shannon Golf (Ireland).

Connections

Married Marguerite McLellan (deceased 1946). Married Lavone Dickensheets, July 23, 1948. Children: Marguerite McLellan, Mark Edwin.

father:
Jesse Andrews

mother:
Celeste (Bujac) Andrews

spouse:
Marguerite McLellan

spouse:
Lavone Dickensheets

child:
Marguerite McLellan Andrews

child:
Mark Edwin Andrews