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EWELL E. ‘PAT’ MURPHY

Texas & St Edmund Hall 1948 (21 February 1928 – 21 January 2018)

EWELL E. ‘PAT’ MURPHY

Pat was born in 1928 and came up as a Rhodes Scholar in 1948 to read a DPhil in International Law and Legal Studies. After Oxford, he volunteered in the U.S Air Force and spent two years on active duty, chiefly in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as a legal officer in the United States Mission to Saudi Arabia. After his service, he joined the law firm now known as Baker Botts LLP. When he retired he taught transnational business law as a Visiting Professor at UT Law (1993–1997) and as a Distinguished Lecturer (1996–2006) and an Adjunct Professor (2007–2015) at the University of Houston Law Center.