James Samuel Moore Jr.

James Samuel Moore Jr. (J. Sam Moore Jr): Born July 8, 1930, Kansas City, Missouri. Retired lawyer, having practiced law in El Paso from 1957 to 1994 with the law firm of Scott, Hulse, Marshall, Feuille, Finger and Thurmond (formerly Burges, Scott, Rasberry and Hulse, founded in El Paso in 1889 by William H. Burges). Educated in the public schools of Lawrence, Kansas (Pinckney Elementary School, Lawrence Junior High, Liberty Memorial High School); B.S. University of Kansas, 1952, member, Alpha Kappa Psi, honorary business fraternity; member and Consul (President), Sigma Chi, social fraternity; service overseas during the Korean War with the United States Army 1952-1954; L.L.B. with honors, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin, 1957; Member, Editorial Board, Texas Law Review; member, Board of Directors, Texas Law Review Association; Past Chair, Texas Council for the Humanities; past President, The Philosophical Society of Texas; past President, Friends of the UTEP Library; past President, Board of Trustees, El Paso Museum of Art; member, El Paso County Historical Society (Hall of Honor 2008), Jo Stewart Randal Trustee Award, Texas Association of Museums (2009); Kansas State Historical Society and the Texas State Historical Association; member, Board of Trustees, El Paso Museum of Art Foundation and El Paso Museum of History Foundation. Family: Married to Greta Karlbom Moore (1960) (after 51 years of our marriage she passed away at age 81 on December 11, 2011, as a result of pancreatic cancer), one son, Samuel Adams Moore (born October 26, 1963) and adored granddaughter, Mia Moore (born El Paso, Texas, October 31, 1995). A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00am at The Church of St. Clement at 810 N. Campbell St. Memorial contributions may be made to a chosen charity, museum, or educational institution; or to The Church of St. Clement. Services directed by San Jose Funeral Home Central.