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Investor , State legislator

Jack C. Vowell, American former state legislator, investor.


Vowell, Jack C. was born on May 9, 1927. Son of Jack C. and Daurice (McDaniel) Vowell.


Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1948. Master of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1952. Master of Arts in History, Texas Western College, 1952.

Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1955.


Member faculty School Foreign Services Georgetown University, Washington, 1948-1949, University Texas, El Paso, 1955-1960. Executive vice president Vowell Construction Company, 1962-1969, president, chairman board directors, 1969-1973. Representative Texas House of Representatives, Austin, 1980-1995, member numerous committees 68th to 73rd legislation, 1980-1995.

Personal investor, from 1973. Chairman Texas sunset commission, 1987-1989.


President Yucca Council, Boy Scouts American, 1972-1974, member advisory board, 1987-1992, advisory board western region, since 1993. Board directors South Central region, 1973-1986, member advisory board, since 1987, national council, 1971-1987. Member advisory board Hotel Dieu Hospital, 1974-1987.

Advisory director Texas Art Alliance, 1981-1983. Board directors Goodwill Industries of El Paso, 1973-1977, El Paso Industrial Development Corporation, 1962-1982. President El Paso History Society, 1957-1959, associate editor Password, 1962-1964.

Chairman personnel committee El Paso Public Library. Systems, 1969-1974, board directors, 1969-1974. Administrative advisory board City of El Paso, 1973-1974.

Council state policy and planning agencies, 1989-1992. Advisory communications, 1985-1989. Texas council on disabilities, 1984-1985.

State council on child abuse, 1984-1985. With United States Army, 1946-1947. Member El Paso C. of Chamber (board directors 1962-1969), Rotary (board directors 1967-1968, president 1968, Distinguished Service award 1988).


Married Mary Johnson, April 19, 1957. 1 child, Janice Vowell Alexander.

Jack C. Vowell

Daurice (McDaniel) Vowell

Mary Johnson

Janice Vowell Alexander Vowell