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Lawyer

Marvin Edward Whittington, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1938, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1940, (United States Supreme Court) 1946. Recipient Army Commendation medal. Member of 20-30 Club (El Paso) (president 1942), Masons.

Background

Whittington, Marvin Edward was born on August 11, 1915 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Clements and Harriet (Rowe) Whittington.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1938.

Career

Private practice, El Paso, 1938—1940. Assistant attorney El Paso County, 1940—1942. Attorney United States Bureau Reclamation, Amarillo, Texas, 1946—1954.

Attorney United States section International Boundary & Water Commission, United States and Mexico, El Paso, 1954—1958, chief counsel, 1958—1975. Private practice El Paso and Euless, Texas, since 1975. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1947, served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1938, United States District Court (western district) Texas 1940, (United States Supreme Court) 1946.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Member of 20-30 Club (El Paso) (president 1942), Masons.

Connections

Married Lavina Childs Hand, October 27, 1943. Children: Marvin II, Jeanne R.

father:
Charles Clements Whittington

mother:
Harriet (Rowe) Whittington

spouse:
Lavina Childs Hand

child:
Marvin II Whittington

child:
Jeanne R. Whittington