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Donald Alden Buchholz

Donald Alden Buchholz, American stock brokerage company executive. Certified Public Accountants, Texas. Recipient University North Texas Outstanding Alumnus Service award, 1999, University North Texas Distinguished Alumnus award, 2001; named Distinguished Alumni, Garland High School, 2006.


  • Buchholz, Donald Alden was born on March 10, 1929 in LaPorte, Texas, United States. Son of Fred T. and Chrystine (McCombs) Buchholz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, North Texas University, 1952.


    • Accountant, staff auditor Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, Dallas, 1952-1954. Assistant secretary-treasurer, chief accountant Information and communications technology Discount Corporation, 1954-1956. Comptroller Eppler-Guerin & Turner, Inc., 1956-1959.

      Partner Cheshier-Buchholz, public accountants, 1959-1960. Comptroller, secretary Parker Ford, Inc., stock brokers, Dallas, 1960-1963, also director, 1962-1963. Vice president, chief administrative officer, secretary Weber, Hall, Cobb & Caudle, Inc., 1963-1972, also board directors.

      Partner, chairman board Southwest Securities Group, since 1972. Chairman board Buckley Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1994-1999, 1st Savings Bank, Arlington, Texas, since 1994. Board governors New York Stock Exchange, 1969-1971.

      Associate member American Stock Exchange. Member Chicago Board Trade, Midwest Stock Exchange. Board directors Security Bank N.A., Garland, Texas, 1987-2003.

      Member foundation board University North Texas, since 1998. Director National Center for Policy Advisors, 2003^, United States Home Systems, since 2003. Board regents, University North Texas, 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountants, Texas.


    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Every member of a Baptist Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.


    Trustee Garland Indiana School Board, 1971-1974, president, 1973-1974. Trustee Dallas County Community College District, 1978-1997, president, 1982-1984, 90-92. Board directors Garland Memorial Hospital, 1981-1985, Garland Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1981, Alliance of Higher Education, 1994-1996, Council for Higher Education Accreditation, 1996-1997, Dallas Citizens Council, Old Red Foundation 1997-2002, National Center Policy Analysis, 2003^.

    Director Dallas County Community College District Foundation, since 2003. Member business advisory board Baylor University, 1991-1994, president advisory board Hankamer School Business, 1995-1997. Board North Texas University Found, 2004-2008, Mannatech Corporation, 2004-2005.

    Member blue ribbon committee Parkland Hospital, 2005-2006, regent University North Texas, since 2008. Member National Security Dealers Association (chairman business conduct committee district 6 1985-1987, board governors 1988-1991), Securities Industry Association (executive committee south central district since 1986, executive board 1990-1993), Dallas Security Dealers Association (secretary 1961), Texas Stock and Bond Dealers Association (treasurer 1982, vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1988), Chief Executives Round Table, Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club, Dallas Country Club, City Club Dallas, Kiwanis (president 1957-1958).


    • Married Ruth Vernon, May 17, 1958. Children: Robert, Chrystine Louise.
    • father: Fred T. Buchholz
    • mother: Chrystine (McCombs) Buchholz
    • spouse: Ruth Vernon
    • children: Robert Buchholz
    • Chrystine Louise Buchholz
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    Born March 10, 1929
    • 1952
      North Texas University
    • 1952 - 1954
      Accountant, Peat
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1952 - 1954
      staff auditor, Peat
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1954 - 1956
      assistant, Information and communications technology Discount Corporation
    • 1954 - 1956
      chief accountant, Information and communications technology Discount Corporation
    • 1956 - 1959
      comptroller, Eppler-Guerin & Turner
    • 1959 - 1960
      partner, s
    • 1959 - 1960
      public accountant, s
    • 1960 - 1963
      comptroller, Parker Ford
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      secretary, Parker Ford
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1963 - 1972
      vice president, Weber
      Hall, Gelderland, Netherlands
    • 1963 - 1972
      chief administrative officer, Weber
      Hall, Gelderland, Netherlands
    • 1963 - 1972
      secretary, Weber
      Hall, Gelderland, Netherlands
    • 1972
      partner, board Southwest Securities Group
    • 1972
      chairman, board Southwest Securities Group
    • 1994 - 1999
      chairman, board Buckley Oil Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1994
      chairman, board Buckley Oil Company
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
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