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Lawyer

NEWTON GRESHAM, American Lawyer, Partner of FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice. Trials in State and Federal Courts. Antitrust, Federal and State Tax, Corporation and Securities, Banking, Insurance, Real Estate, Trust and Estate, Oil and Gas, Aviation, Intellectual Property and Technology, Trademark and Copyright, Labor, International, Admiralty, Energy and Environmental, Bond and Administrative Law.

Background

Gresham, Newton was born on July 21, 1905 in Jewett, Texas, United States. Son of Edward Alexander and Beulah Benton (Selman) Gresham.

Education

AB, Sam Houston State Teachers College, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1930.

Career

Practiced in Houston. Partner, counsel to firm Fulbright & Jaworski (and predecessor), since 1937.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1930.

Membership

Member board regents State Teachers Colleges Texas, 1959-1965, president board, 1963-1965. Member coordinating board Texas College and University System, 1965-1983, vice chairman, 1965-1980, chairman, 1983. Trustee Killson Educational Foundation, Sam Houston Foundation.

Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers. Member International Association Insurance Counsel, Federation Insurance Counsel, State Bar Texas (president 1956-1957), Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Alpha Chi, Alpha Tau Omega. Clubs: Coronado (Houston), River Oaks Country (Houston) (president 1950).

Connections

Married Mary Frances Stone, July 3, 1933. 1 child, Susan Frances.

father:
Edward Alexander Gresham

mother:
Beulah Benton (Selman) Gresham

spouse:
Mary Frances Stone

child:
Susan Frances Gresham