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Lawrence Louis Schkade

Lawrence Louis Schkade, American finance educator. Certified computing professional.


  • Schkade, Lawrence Louis was born on July 31, 1930 in Port Arthur, Texas, United States. Son of Henry William and Hebriette Anna (Leschber) Schkade.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Lamar University, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Louisiana State University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1961.


    • Assistant dean Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1957-1959. Assistant professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1961-1963. Associate professor University Texas Austin, 1963-1967.

      Professor University North Texas, Denton, 1967-1969. Ashbel Smith professor University Texas, Arlington, 1969-1995, Jenkins Garrett professor, since 1995, dean College Business, 1998-1900. Ford Foundation professor Monterrey (Mexico) Tech, 1966-1967.

    Major achievements

    • Certified computing professional.


    • Author: General Theory of Systems, 1980. Co-author: Neural Nets in Finance, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.


    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist


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


    Board directors United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, Virginia, Columbia Hospital Corporation of America Hospital, Arlington, Texas, Life Gift Organ Donations Center, Houston. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Decision Sciences Institute (president 1976-1977, Festschrift Honoree 1995). Member International Society Systems Sciences (editor 1968-1973), Association Information Systems, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute (president 1961-1962).


    • Children: David, Paul.
    • father: Henry William Schkade
    • mother: Hebriette Anna (Leschber) Schkade
    • children: David Schkade
    • Paul Schkade
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    • 1956
      Lamar University
    • 1957
      Louisiana State University
    • 1961
      Louisiana State University
    • 1957 - 1959
      Assistant, dean Lamar University
      Beaumont, Texas, United States
    • 1961 - 1963
      assistant, professor Louisiana State University
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1963 - 1967
      associate, professor University Texas Austin
    • 1967 - 1969
      professor, University North Texas
      Denton, Maryland, United States
    • 1969 - 1995
      Ashbel Smith professor, University Texas
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
    • 1998 - 1998
      Ashbel Smith professor, University Texas
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