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Lawyer

Thomas Harper, American Lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1930.

Background

Harper, Thomas was born on November 23, 1908 in Greenwood, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert Atlas and Merton (Othella) Harper.

Education

Student, University Illinois, 1927-1928.

Career

Private practice, Greenwood, 1930-1939; private practice, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1939-1967; senior partner, Harper, Young, Smith & Maurrar, Fort Smith, from 1967; special associate justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1975. Member Arkansas Statute Revision Commission, 1975-1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Arkansas 1930.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Chairman Democratic National Committee for Arkansas, 1954-1964, member, 1964-1972. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1956, 60, 64, 68, chairman delegate, 1960, 64. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Member American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Association, Arkansas, Sebastian County bar associations, Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, Delta Upsilon, Phi Eta Sigma. Clubs: Fort Smith Town.

Connections

Married Vivien W. Tatum, January 16, 1939 (deceased). Children: Thomas, Granville T., Blake, Kay Nelson.

father:
Robert Atlas Harper

mother:
Merton (Othella) Harper

spouse:
Vivien W. Tatum

child:
Thomas Harper

child:
Blake Harper

child:
Granville T. Harper

child:
Kay Nelson Harper