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Thomas Weir Pauken

Thomas Weir Pauken, American venture capital executive, mediator. Bar: Texas, 1975. Recipient Drug Education Leadership award PRIDE, 1985, Director's award United States Office of Personnel Management, 1985; Weaver fellow 1965.

Background

  • Pauken, Thomas Weir was born on January 11, 1944 in Victoria, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas N. and Patricia (Weir) Pauken.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Georgetown University, 1965. Postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1973.

    Career

    • White House staff assistant, deputy director White House fellows, Washington, 1970-1971. Private practice attorney Dallas, 1974-1980. Director ACTION, Washington, 1981-1985.

      President Station KRZI-Radio, Waco, Texas, 1985-1986. Vice president, Corporate Counsel Garvon, Inc., Dallas, 1986-1991. President Township, Inc., since 1991.

      Board directors TOR Minerals, Inc. With United States Army, 1967-1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas, 1975.

    Works

    • Author: The Thirty Years War - The Politics of the 60s Generation, 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Reagan transition team Counsel' General’ s Office, Washington, 1980-1981. Texas Republican State chairman, 1994-1997. Chairman Governor's Texas Task Force on Appraisal Reform, 2006-2007, Chairman Texas Workforce Commission, since 2008.

    Member State Bar Texas, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading.

    Connections

    • Married Ida Ayala; children: Thomas II, Michelle, Angela, Elizabeth, Daniel, Victoria, Monica.
    • father: Thomas N. Pauken
    • mother: Patricia (Weir) Pauken
    • spouse: Ida Ayala
    • children: Thomas II Pauken
    • Michelle Pauken
    • Angela Pauken
    • Elizabeth Pauken
    • Daniel Pauken
    • Victoria Pauken
    • Monica Pauken
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    Born January 11, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Georgetown University
    • 1967
      Georgetown University
    • 1973
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1970 - 1971
      White House staff assistant, White House fellows
      Washington, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      deputy director, White House fellows
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      private practice, attorney Dallas
    • 1981 - 1985
      director, ACTION
      Washington, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      president, Station KRZI-Radio
      Waco, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      vice president, Garvon
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      corporation counsel, Garvon
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1991
      president, TWP
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