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CLARK, WILLIAM H.

... ever to hold this position. In a practice limited to civil law he successfully argued a number of cases before the United States ... Lawyers Civil Rights, Civil, and Constitutional Law ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/12/2010 - 16:27 - 0 attachments

WILLIAMS, ROMEO MARCUS

... ROMEO MARCUS (1919–1960). Romeo Marcus Williams, civil-rights attorney, was born to Josie P. and Milton Williams, Sr., on June ... first defense lawyer called upon by students arrested in civil-rights demonstrations and sit-ins in Marshall. On August 16, 1960, while ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/15/2010 - 23:12 - 0 attachments

MCDONALD, WILLIAM JOHNSON

... in 1881 and became recognized as one of the best civil lawyers of Northeast Texas. He also prospered financially; from a small ... Lawyers Civil Rights, Civil, and Constitutional Law ...

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ALDRETE, CRISTOBAL

... CRISTÓBAL (1924–1991). Cristóbal (Cris) Aldrete, civil rights lawyer, was born in Del Rio, Texas, on January 16, 1924, the son ... employment with the federal government. His pursuit of civil rights in the courts began when his father became a plaintiff in Del ...

TSHA Handbook Online Article - jbrown - 06/09/2010 - 17:16 - 0 attachments

CIVIL AIR PATROL COMMISSION

CIVIL AIR PATROL COMMISSION . The Civil Air Patrol Commission was established by the Sixty-second Texas ... 1971 for the purpose of improving and promoting the Texas Civil Air Patrol, a voluntary civilian organization. The commission also ...

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ELKINS, JAMES ANDERSON

... two formed Vinson and Elkins for the practice of general civil law. Due largely to Elkins's leadership, the firm grew from three ... Lawyers Civil Rights, Civil, and Constitutional Law ...

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BAINES, JOSEPH WILSON

... Cavalry Regiment in 1863 and served until the end of the Civil War . In 1867 Baines moved to McKinney in Collin County, where he ... Throckmorton . He was admitted to the bar and practiced civil law, invested in real estate, and in 1878 helped establish the McKinney ...

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DURHAM, WILLIAM J.

... WILLIAM J. (1896–1970). William J. Durham, black civil-rights activist and attorney, was born on a farm near Sulphur Springs, ... established his practice in Sherman and began taking on civil-rights cases, even though in the Sherman riot of 1930 a lynch mob ...

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BERRY, THOMAS G.

... moved to Grapevine Prairie in Tarrant County before the Civil War . When war began, he enlisted on October 14, 1861, in the Ninth ... L. Crabb, All Afire to Fight: The Untold Tale of the Civil War' Ninth Cavalry (New York: Avon Books, Inc., 2000). Richard Lowe, ...

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JOHNSTON, JOSEPH EGGLESTON

... Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1807–1891) Civil War: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints , DeGolyer Library, ... U. Johnson and C. C. Buel's Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (1887–88). Johnston died at his home in Washington, D.C., on ...

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