(1915 - 1990)Odessa and Texas civic legend, consummate volunteer leader. Chaired hundreds of committees; appointed by 7 governors and 4 presidents to state and national boards. Named Texas secretary of state (1950-52) at age 34. Elected twice as attorney general (1953-57). Joined Noel-Rodman Corporation interests in 1957 to launch a 33-year career as Odessa's premier mover and shaker. President of Odessa, West Texas Chambers and Texas, U.S. Jaycees. Organizer of Texas' official historical marking program, Texas Arts Commission. Champion of U.T.P.B; instrumental in its creation, development. Named Texan of the Year, 1984. Attorney; prominent petroleum, banking, insurance executive.
|Placed By||Heritage of Odessa Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 752263 N 3531433|
|Decimal Degrees||31.89078333, -102.33286667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 53.447', W 102° 19.972'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 53' 26.82" N, 102° 19' 58.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||214, 432|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Big Sky Way, Odessa TX 79762, US|
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