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Maurice Eugene Purnell, American lawyer. Member American, Dallas bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Law Institute, English Speaking Union, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Purnell, Maurice Eugene was born on September 7, 1906 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Stewart and Ginevra (Locke) Purnell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Southern Methodist U., 1925. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1928.

Career

Admitted to Texas bar, 1928. Associate Locke, Locke, Stroud & Randolph, 1928, member, 1934-1939, Locke, Locke, Dyer & Purnell, 1939-1945. Senior partner Locke, Purnell, Boren Laney & Neely, specializing corporation matters, financial planning and administration estates.

Director Ampere-hour Belo Corporation, Pioneer Natural Gas Company, Lomas & Nettleton Financial Corporation, Mosher Steel Company, McAlester Fuel Company Board of directors Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (president 1956-1959), Dallas Symphony Society, Hockaday School.

Membership

Member American, Dallas bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Law Institute, English Speaking Union, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Brook Hollow Golf (president 1958), Critic, Dallas, Koon Kreek, City, Petroleum (Dallas).

Connections

Married Marjorie Maillot, May 29, 1934. Children: Marjorie Maillot, Maurice Eugene.

father:
Charles Stewart Purnell

mother:
Ginevra (Locke) Purnell

spouse:
Marjorie Maillot

child:
Marjorie Maillot Purnell

child:
Maurice Eugene Purnell