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Robert Gerard Vernon, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court Utah 1964. Chairman representative voting district 2644, Salt Lake City, 1970—1971; Member of American Bar Association, American Association Petroleum Landmen (certified professional landman), Utah Association Petroleum and Mining Landmen (president 1971), Utah State Bar (first chairman oil, gas committee 1978-1979).

Background

Vernon, Robert Gerard was born on July 9, 1935 in New York City. Son of Weston Junior and Adelaide (Neilson) Vernon.

Education

Student, Columbia College, 1952—1954. Bachelor, University Utah, 1956. Postgraduate, George Washington University Law School, 1959.

Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1963.

Career

Attorney landman Skyline Oil Corporation, Salt Lake City, 1964—1979, assistant secretary to secretary, 1964—1977. Private practice, 1979—1983, from 1988. Oil and gas lease investor, consultant, Salt Lake City, 1979—1983.

Vice president, legal counsel Crossroads Oil Corporation, 1983—1988.

Views

If a person is obedient to God’s commandments, studies His word, and has a desire to believe in Christ, faith will grow inside him.

Membership

Chairman representative voting district 2644, Salt Lake City, 1970—1971. Member of American Bar Association, American Association Petroleum Landmen (certified professional landman), Utah Association Petroleum and Mining Landmen (president 1971), Utah State Bar (first chairman oil, gas committee 1978-1979).

Connections

Married Kathryn Barnes, September 16, 1966 (divorced September 1986). Children: David Cannon, Linda, Richard Daniel.