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Meritt Homer Steger Edit Profile

Lawyer

Meritt Homer Steger, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1930, District of Columbia 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963. Named Most Outstanding Young Man in San Antonio, 1941. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Federal Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association (president 1941), San Antonio Junior Chamber of C. (president 1941-1942). Lodges: Masons (past master).

Background

Steger, Meritt Homer was born on August 25, 1906 in Denison, Texas, United States. Son of Allen Homer and Alva Delilah (Perkins) Steger.

Education

AB, Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1930.

Career

Associate, Church & Graves, San Antonio, 1930-1936;partner, Church & Steger, 1936-1942;district rent attorney, OPA, San Antonio district, 1942-1944;counsel, bureau supplies and accounts, Navy Department, 1946-1950;assistant general counsel, Navy Department, 1950-1956;deputy general counsel of Navy Department, Navy Department, 1956-1960;general counsel, Navy Department, 1960-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1930, District of Columbia 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Federal Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association (president 1941), San Antonio Junior Chamber of C. (president 1941-1942). Lodges: Masons (past master).

Connections

Married Mae Garlington, November 10, 1929. Children: Kenneth, Carolyn Steger Hiner.

father:
Allen Homer Steger

mother:
Alva Delilah (Perkins) Steger

spouse:
Mae Garlington

child:
Kenneth Steger

child:
Carolyn Steger Hiner Steger