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Robert Pope Wallace

Robert Pope Wallace, American investment company executive, lawyer. Bar: Texas, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

  • Wallace, Robert Pope was born on October 15, 1925 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of William Farrier and Mary Ethel (Pope) Wallace.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Schreiner Institute, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, Austin, 1948. Postdoctoral, University Pennsylvania, 1952.

      Certified in banking, Rutgers University, 1958.

    Career

    • President United Savings Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1952-1977, chairman board directors, 1977-1980. President Finance Life Insurance, Houston, 1977-1981. Vice president finance, director Southwestern Group Investors, 1977-1981.

      Chairman board directors South Texas Public Broadcasting, Corpus Christi, 1980-1987. General partner General Trading Company Ltd., since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

    Works

    • Author: The Bank Officer As Director of Customer Corporations, 1958, Higher Education in South Texas: The Next Twenty Five Years, 1963.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman United Way, Corpus Christi, 1954, Corpus Christi Symphony, 1953-1955, Art Museum South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1958-1960, 72-74, Corpus Christi Guidance Center With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945, with United States Naval Reserve, since 1943. Member Texas Bar Association Clubs: Corpus Christi Yacht, Corpus Christi Country. Corpus Christi Town, The Argyle, San Antonio Country.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, sculpture.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Drought, November 7, 1953. Children: Anne Farrier Wallace Morris, David Richard.
    • father: William Farrier Wallace
    • mother: Mary Ethel (Pope) Wallace
    • spouse: Anne Drought
    • children: Anne Farrier Wallace Morris Wallace
    • David Richard Wallace
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    Born October 15, 1925
    Nationality
    • 1943
      Schreiner Institute
    • 1948
      University Texas
    • 1952
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1958
      Rutgers University
    • 1952 - 1977
      President, United Savings Association
      Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1981
      president, Finance Life Insurance
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1981
      vice president, Southwestern Group Investors
    • 1977 - 1981
      director, Southwestern Group Investors
    • 1980 - 1987
      chairman, board directors South Texas Public Broadcasting
      Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      general partner, General Trading Company Limited
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