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John August Wacker

John August Wacker, American construction company executive. Chairman University Texas Systems Board Regents Advisory Committee Capital Improvement, National Science Studies Committee Association Children Learning Disabilities; president Wacker Foundation.

Background

  • Wacker, John August was born on October 24, 1920 in Temple, Texas, United States. Son of John August and Charlotte (Dickson) Wacker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1943.

    Career

    • With J.W. Bateson Company, Dallas, 1946—1966, chairman, since 1966. Executive vice president Centex Corporation, since 1983, director, since 1966. Chairman Rooney Enterprises, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1979, M.H. Golden Company, San Diego, 1982.

      Director Eugene Simpson & Brother, Alexandria, Virginia, Sherry Lane National Bank. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1945.

    Works

    • Author: The Dyslogic Syndrome, 1975.

    Politics

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

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Chairman University Texas Systems Board Regents Advisory Committee Capital Improvement, National Science Studies Committee Association Children Learning Disabilities. President Wacker Foundation.

    Connections

    • Married Lee Pinkston, October 20, 1950. Children: Lisa, Lauren.
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    Born October 24, 1920
    • 1943
      University Texas
    • 1946 - 1966
      With J.W. Bateson Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1979
      chairman, Rooney Enterprises
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1982
      chairman, Rooney Enterprises
      San Diego, California, United States