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William Foster Cockrell, Jr
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Birth: May 16, 1944
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1993
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

William Cockrell, Jr., 49, passed away Sunday, September 12, 1993 at his residence. He received his BA from the University of Texas in 1966, JD in 1969, MBA from Harvard University in 1972. He received his Bar in 1969, D. C. 1973. He worked for the U.S. CT. Appeals (D.C.) in 1980, U.S. Supreme CT. in 1981. Mr. Cockrell worked for the Federal Energy Administration, Washington, 1974-75; became an Associate with Bracewell & Patterson, Houston and Washington, 1975-75; from Assoc. to Partner with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Mauer & Feld, Dallas and Washington, 1976-1979; Partner with Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, Chicago and Washington, 1979-1981; Rose Schmimdt, Dixon and Hasley, Pitts. and Washington, 1981-84; he went into private practice in Corpus Christi, 1984; Chairman Energy Confs. The Oil Daily, Washington 1979-80; Commerce Clearing House San Francisco, 1989-90. He was a member of the Navy League, of Corpus Christi, 1990, and a Member of the Nueces Club of Corpus Christi Optimist. He was advocations with Books, Music, Film, Sports. An Administrative and Regulatory Federal Civil Litigation, State Civil Litigation. Survivors include his mother, Ruth Cockrell; brother, John Robert Cockrell, both of Corpus Christi. Memorial Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, September 18, 1993 at SS Thomas & Martin Episcopal Church, 4100 Up River Rd. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to South Texas Chapter of parents of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide Victims, P.O. Box 18135, Corpus Christi, Texas 78480-8418. Clifford-Jackson Funeral Home, 4202 Kostoryz Rd., 852-8233.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Fri., 9/17/1993.
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  William Foster Cockrell (1900 - 1988)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Judy B. Forgos
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65472794

- Judy
 Added: May. 16, 2011

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