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Renne Allred Jr. Collection, 1899-1961 | University of North Texas Special Collections

Collection Overview

Title: Renne Allred Jr. Collection, 1899-1961Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1950s
ID: 01/HM.2
Primary Creator: Allred, Renne, Jr. (1901-1977)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1976. More info below under Accruals.

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Collection of documents related to Texas lawyer Renne Allred Jr.'s insurance cases in the 1950s.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of materials affiliated with insurance cases tried by Allred in the 1950s. Materials consist of plaintiff's original petitions for V.F. Taylor, receiver for ICT Insurance Company, v. Ben Jack Cage et al and for J.D. Wheeler, receiver for General American Casualty Company, v. C.B. Erwin et al. Also includes  biographical material for Allred's brother James V. Allred, Governor of Texas from 1935-1939, a copy of the December 5, 1958 Texas Observer article on Will Wilson, correspondence between Ronnie Duggar and Renne Allred Jr, as well as political correspondence and biographical data for Renne Allred Jr.

Collection Historical Note

Renne Allred Jr.-- lawyer practicing in Texas, involved particularly with insurance cases. Also involved with Texas Democratic politics. Brother of James Allred, Governor of Texas 1935-1939.

Biographical Note

Lawyer serving In Texas as prosecuting attorney of Montague County (1927-1928), district judge of Rusk and Gregg Counties (1932-1934) and attorney for the receiver of Texas Insolvent Insurance Company (1940-1954). His investigation of the first Texas insurance scandals led to closer regulation of insurance companies

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 76-018, 76-028
Alternate Extent Statement: Box 39
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Renne Allred Jr. and Ron Marcello
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Renne Allred Jr. Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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Box 1: Biographical Material and Legal DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 652494

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