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Past Presidents

State Bar members elect the president, who serves a one-year term as president-elect before taking office. Many distinguished women and men have committed countless hours of service and shared their wisdom while leading the bar.

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1939 – 1949

Angus Gilchrist Wynne Sr.

Angus G. Wynne Sr.
(1939-1940)

Few Brewster

Few Brewster
(1940-1941)

Gordon Simpson

Gordan Simpson
(1941-1942)

Claude E. Carter

Claude E. Carter
(1942-1943)

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Townsend Bell

Maj. Townsend
Bell

(1943-1944)

Joseph B. Dooley

Joseph B.
Dooley

(1944-1945)

John Bickett Jr.

John H.
Bickett Jr.

(1945-1946)

James L. Shepherd Jr.

James L.
Shepherd Jr.

(1946-1947)

Henry G. Chandler, Sr.

Henry G.
Chandler Sr.

(1947-1948)

Robert G. Storey, Sr.

Robert G.
Storey Sr.

(1948-1949)

1949 – 1959

Sawyers A. Crowley

Sawyers A. Crowley
(1949-1950)

Albert P. Jones

Albert P. Jones
(1950-1951)

Cecil E. Burney

Cecil E. Burney
(1951-1952)

J. 
Glenn Turner

J. Glenn Turner Sr.
(1952-1953)

Everett L. Looney

Everett L. Looney
(1953-1954)

Rupert E. Gresham

Rupert N. Gresham
(1954-1955)

Maurice R. Bullock

Maurice R. Bullock
(1955-1956)

Newton Gresham

Newton Gresham
(1956-1957)

Virgil T. Seaberry, Sr.

Virgil T. Seaberry Sr.
(1957-1958)

Leo Brewster

Leo Brewster
(1958-1959)

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1959 – 1969

Alfred J. Folley

Alfred J. Folley
(1959-1960)

Paul Carrington, Sr.

Paul Carrington Sr.
(1960-1961)

William L. Kerr

William L. Kerr
(1961-1962)

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Glenn Turner

Leon Jaworski
(1962-1963)

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Cole

Buster Cole
(1963-1964)

Franklin J. Cox

Franklin J. Cox
(1964-1965)

Charles C. Small, Jr.

Charles C. Small Jr.
(1965-1966)

William O. Shafer II

William O. Shafer, II
(1966-1967)

Thomas M. Phillips

Thomas M. Phillips
(1967-1968)

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W. Brite

Ralph W. Brite
(1968-1969)

1969 – 1979

Josiah Wheat

Josiah Wheat
(1969-1970)

Morris Harrell

Morris Harrell
(1970-1971)

James C. Watson

James C. Watson
(1971-1972)

Jim 
D. Bowmer

Jim D. Bowmer
(1972-1973)

John Jeffers

John L. Jeffers Sr.
(1973-1974)

Lloyd P. Lochridge, Jr.

Lloyd P. Lochridge Jr.
(1974-1975)

John M. Lawrence III

John M. Lawrence III
(1975-1976)

Gibson Gayle Jr.

Gibson Gayle Jr.
(1976-1977)

Travis D. Shelton

Travis D. Shelton
(1977-1978)

Curtis C. Smith Jr.

Curtis C. Smith Jr.
(1978-1979)

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1979 – 1989

John C. Dougherty III

John C. Dougherty III
(1979-1980)

Franklin Jones Jr

Franklin Jones Jr.
(1980-1981)

Wayne Fisher

Wayne Fisher
(1981-1982)

Orrin W. Johnson

Orrin W. Johnson
(1982-1983)

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Tartt

Blake Tartt
(1983-1984)

Tom 
B. Ramey Jr.

Tom B. Ramey Jr.
(1984-1985)

Charles L. Smith

Charles L. Smith
(1985-1986)

William W. Whitehurst

William O. "Bill" Whitehurst
(1986-1987)

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Nagy

Joe H. Nagy
(1987-1988)

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B. Sales

James B. Sales
(1988-1989)

1989 – 1999

Darrell E. Jordan

Darrell E. Jordan
(1989-1990)

James N. Parsons III

James N. Parsons III
(1990-1991)

Charles Dunn

Charles R. "Bob" Dunn
(1991-1992)

Harriet Miers

Harriet Miers
(1992-1993)

Lonny D. Morrison

Lonny D. Morrison
(1993-1994)

James L. Branton

James L. Branton
(1994-1995)

David 
J. Beck

David J. Beck
(1995-1996)

M. 
Colleen McHugh

M. Colleen McHugh
(1996-1997)

W. Frank Newton

W. Frank Newton
(1997-1998)

Richard Pena

Richard Pena
(1998-1999)

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1999 – 2009

Charles F. Aycock

Charles F. Aycock
(1999-2000)

Lynne Liberato

Lynne Liberato
(2000-2001)

Broadus Spivey

Broadus A. Spivey
(2001-2002)

Guy Harrison

Guy Harrison
(2002-2003)

Betsy Whitaker

Betsy Whitaker
(2003-2004)

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Frels

Kelly Frels
(2004-2005)

Eduardo R. Rodriguez

Eduardo R. Rodriguez
(2005-2006)

Martha S. Dickie

Martha S. Dickie
(2006-2007)

Gib 
Walton

D. Gib Walton
(2007-2008)

Harper Estes

Harper Estes
(2008-2009)

2009 – 2014

Roland Johnson

Roland Johnson
(2009-2010)

Terry Tottenham

Terry Tottenham
(2010-2011)

Bob 
Black

Bob Black
(2011-2012)

Buck Files

Buck Files
(2012-2013)

Lisa Tatum

Lisa M. Tatum
(2013-2014)

2014 – 2015

Lisa Tatum

Trey Apffel
(2014-2015)

 

 

 

 

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