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John August Wacker

Construction company executive

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.

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.

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.

Politics

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