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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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Dyslogic Syndrome, 1975.

Religion

Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

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.

father:
John August Wacker

mother:
Charlotte (Dickson) Wacker

spouse:
Lee Pinkston

child:
Lisa Wacker

child:
Lauren Wacker