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Andrew Jackson “Jack” Pope

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Former Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court

Jack Pope, who spent 38 years as a Texas judge, including two decades on the Texas Supreme Court with a two-year term as Chief Justice, died Saturday at age 103 in Austin. A service is scheduled for Friday, March 3rd at the University Avenue Church of Christ with burial following at the state cemetery. “Chief Justice Jack Pope was a judicial icon, His hard work, scholarship, common sense, humor and integrity are legendary,” said the court’s current chief justice, Nathan Hecht. “He was my mentor, role model, counselor and, most especially, my friend. Texas has lost a great, great man.”

The Austin American-Statesman on Jack Pope (External link)