Antonia Ingversen oral history interview and transcript
This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.
Judge Antonia Ingversen was born on May 4th, 1946 in Manila Philippine. Her family immigrated to Missouri, United State when she was eight years old. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1968 with a B.A. degree in Political Science and moved to Houston. She later obtained her J.D. degree from University of Houston in 1973. She was admitted to practice in Texas in 1973. She was elected as the Associate Justice for the 14th Court of Appeal in Texas in 1980s. She served as the president and the director of Asian American Bar Association from 1984 to 1998. She established a non-profit organization called Asian American Bar Foundation, Inc. She was also involved in other organizations including APAHA and Organization of Chinese Americans.