|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1937|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 1993|
Elmo was the only child born to Elmo Sr. and Mary Doris (Thompson) Schwab. He married Claudette Taylor and they had two children: Suzanne and Taylor.
Yoakum Herald Times, DeWitt County, TX
December 31, 1993
Funeral services for Elmo Schwab, who died on Thursday in a Galveston hospital, were held on Monday, Dec. 27 at 10 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Galveston under the direction of J. Levy and Bro. Funeral Home. Interment was in the Gonzales City Cemetery at 4 p.m. that day.
Pallbearers were Ted Allmond, Ed Harris, Dr. W.W. Bondurant, Jerry Barker, Dr. Michael Boyers and Philip Gilliam.
Mr. Schwab was born on Jan. 17, 1937 in Gonzales and was a long-time resident of Galveston. He was a member of Trinity Church there.
He was an attorney in Galveston for over 30 years and founding member of the law firm of Schwab and Radcliffe L.L.P. He was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas.
His preparatory and legal education included the University of Texas with a bachelor of arts degree in 1959, Plan II; L.L.B. in 1962 and the University of Houston, where he received a master's degree in humanities in 1980. He was board certified in Family and civil Trial Law and was a member of the Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity; Galveston County (president 1985-86) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas, Family Law Council; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists; Texas Academy of Family Law....
Schwab's fellowships included National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Seminar for Lawyers on the Concept of Justice, Pomona, Ca., 1977 and National Endowmwnt for the Humanities (NEH), Interdisciplinary Seminar on Value Conflicts in American Society, Princeton University, 1978.
He is survived by his wife, Claudette Taylor Schwab of Galveston; a daughter and son-in-law, Suzanne and Barry Radcliffe of Galveston; a son and daughter-in-law, Taylor and Kelly Schwab of Galveston; his mother-in-law, Zoe Townsend Taylor, formerly of Lufkin; his father, Elmo Schwab Sr. of Houston; brothers-in-law George T. Taylor and wife, Kim of St. Louis, Mo. and Ernest Taylor of Webster; numerous relatives, friends and associates.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Doris King and a brother, Thomas King.
Memorials may be sent to Rosenberg Library at 2310 Sealy, Galveston, 77550 or The American Lung Association at 1100 Mechanic, Galveston, 77550 and acknowledgements to Mrs. Elmo Schwab Jr. at 2618 Gerol Court, Galveston, 77551.
Gonzales Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Lot 30 Section I Space 4
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Dec 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23224963
Added: Aug. 17, 2012
With fond memories of our youth|
Added: Nov. 20, 2010
Rest in peace.|
Added: Dec. 3, 2007