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Lawyer

William Taylor LaGrone, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Energy, oil and gas leasinglawyer.

Background

LaGrone, William Taylor was born on January 19, 1914 in Browndell, Texas, United States. Son of William Taylor and Lena Enola (Westmoreland) LaGrone.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, 1939.

Career

Bar: Texas 1939. Practiced law, Houston, 1939-1952, Dallas, since 1952. Vice president, general counsel Jake L. Hamon, Oil and Gas Operator, Dallas, 1952-1979. President National Research Council Resources, Inc., Dallas, 1979-1981.

Chairman of the Board, chiefexec. officer LaGrone Exploration, Inc., Dallas, since 1981. Attorney Dallas Crime Commission, 1953-1956.

Religion

The teaching of Bible shows methods by which a man can obtain salvation.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

Membership

Served to colonel Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, Dallas Petroleum Landmen Association (president 1955-1956), Indiana Producers Association American, Texas Indiana Producers and Royalty Owners Association, American Association Petroleum Landmen, Indiana Producers Association American. Clubs: Northwood, Petroleum (Dallas).

Connections

Married Alta Mae Atteberry, October 12, 1940. Children: Linda Lee, Alta Eloise, Suzanne. Married Thelma Northcutt, June 11, 1937 (deceased October 1972).

father:
William Taylor LaGrone

mother:
Lena Enola (Westmoreland) LaGrone

spouse:
Alta Mae Atteberry

spouse:
Thelma Northcutt

child:
Linda Lee LaGrone

child:
Alta Eloise LaGrone

child:
Suzanne LaGrone