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Tom Sealy

Lawyer

Tom Sealy, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1931. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Texas, 1966, Outstanding Alumnus award University Texas Law School, 1970; Tom Sealy research professorship in energy law established in his honor at University Texas Law School Atlantic Richfield Company.

Background

Sealy, Tom was born on February 18, 1909 in Santa Anna, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Richard and Elizabeth (Harper).

Education

Texas A & M College; University of Texas (Bachelor of Laws, 1931). Life Member-Trustee Emeritus and Former President, 19711985, University of Texas Law School Foundation. Member of Legal Staff, Texas State Highway Department, 1933-1935.

Member, 1951-1957, and Chairman, 1953-1957, Board of Regents of University of Texas. Honorary Trustee, Southwestern Legal Foundation, since 1974.

Career

Practice in, Midland, 1935-1989. Member firm Stubbeman, McRae, Sealy, Laughlin & Browder, 1936-1989. Honorary director First City National Bank, Midland.

Past director First Savings and Loan Association, Texas Land & Mortgage Company, Midland, Champlin Petroleum Company, Texas-New Mexico Railway Company.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1931.

Membership

Past member city council, Midland. Past chairman board regents University Texas, past. chairman development board. Member, former chairman coordinating board Texas College and University System.

Past trustee Texas Presbyterian Foundation, Presbyterian-Austin Theological Seminary. Honorary trustee Southwestern Legal Foundation. Past chairman, director Texas Research League.

Past president University Texas Law School Foundation, board governors Midland Memorial Foundation, 1984-1988. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Texas Bar Foundations (50-Year award 1985).

Member American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Midland Chamber of Commerce (past president), Texas Association Defense Counsel (past president), American Association Petroleum Landmen (honorary), Midland Petroleum Club (past president), Plaza Club (vice chairman board governors), Midland Country Club, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Son of; married Mary Velma McCord, January 16, 1936 (deceased June 1990). 1 child, Nancy.

father:
Thomas Richard Son

mother:
Elizabeth (Harper) Son

spouse:
Mary Velma McCord

child:
Nancy Sealy