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Lawyer

Searcy Lee Johnson, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1933. Decorated Army Commendation award. Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Washington Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association (special prosecutor 1938), American Legion, Amvets (charter member), American Society of Composers, American Authors and Composers, S.A.R., American Judicature Society, Fellows Texas Bar, Psi Upsilon.

Background

Johnson, Searcy Lee was born on August 30, 1908 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Jesse Lee and Annie Clyde (Searcy) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1929;Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1933.

Career

Practiced in, Dallas. Partner Lawther, Cramer, Perry & Johnson, 1941. Partner Johnson, Guthrie, White & Stanfield.

Sole practice, until 1991. Legal advisory General Hershey (on veterans reemployment), 1944-1945. Special assistant to the United States Attorney General, organizer, chief Veterans Affairs section Department Justice, 1945-1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1933.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Feast of Tabernacles. Contributor to: Hildebrand's Texas Corporations, 1942, also articles to legal journals. Composer: The Ballad of the Thresher.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Washington Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association (special prosecutor 1938), American Legion, Amvets (charter member), American Society of Composers, American Authors and Composers, S.A.R., American Judicature Society, Fellows Texas Bar, Psi Upsilon. Clubs: Dallas, Dallas Country.

Connections

Married Lillian Cox; 1 child, Susan Lee (Mistress Keyes).

father:
Jesse Lee Johnson

mother:
Annie Clyde (Searcy) Johnson

spouse:
Lillian Cox

child:
Susan Lee Johnson (Mistress Keyes)