Frank W. Calhoun
Austin resident Frank Calhoun is a former partner with Locke Liddell & Sapp, LLP, where he practiced public law and lobbied for many of the firm's clients on issues of taxation, oil and gas law, and tort reform. Previous to joining the firm in 1974, he served four terms as a member of the Texas House of Representatives and was a delegate to the Texas Constitutional Convention of 1974. Calhoun retired from the firm in 2000, but serves as a legislative consultant to several clients on issues of railroad transportation and pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Calhoun received a B.A. from Texas Tech University and a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the Austin, Houston, and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Texas, and the Texas Association of Bank Counsel, where he was a Director from 1982-1985. In addition to his professional activities, Calhoun serves as a Trustee of the San Jacinto Museum of History, and is a former Chairman of the Institute of Texan Cultures, and the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board.
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