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Information systems executive

John Conner Musgrove, American information systems executive. Decorated Commendation medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal; recipient Driver of Year award Texas Spokes Sports Car Club, 1978.


Musgrove, John Conner was born on October 17, 1929 in Mount Pleasant, Texas, United States. Son of John Hamilton and Mary Enna (Conner) Musgrove.


Student, University Texas, 1948. Student, University Houston, 1951. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Houston, 1964.


Computer operator, Finger Furniture Company, Houston, 1949-1952; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army, 1952; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1968; officer with education, supply and systems worldwide, United States Army, 1952-1972; retired, United States Army, 1972; director data processing, State Department Public Welfare, Austin, Texas, 1972-1977; executive assistant deputy commissioner information systems, Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome, Austin, 1978-1981; deputy executive director, acting director, State Advisory Council for Information Systems, Austin, 1981-1985; corporation accounts manager to manager government and institutions, Claydesta Communications, Inc., Austin, 1985-1988; director government and university marketing, Claydesta Communications, Inc., Austin, 1988-1989; manager Texas state government system, MCI, Austin, since 1989.


When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.


Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.


President booster club Westlake High School, Austin, 1973-1974. Lay activities Westlake United Methodist Church, Austin, 1972-1973. Chairman Community Education, Austin, 1974-1975.

Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, Austin, 1987-1988. Volunteer contributor Austin Area Garden Council-Flora Rama, 1976-1988, Station KLRU Public television, 1980-1988, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Austin, 1985, Center for Attitudinal healing, Austin, 1980-1988. President Westwood Homeowners Association, 1990.

Alcalde de Cuidad Villita San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros, 1982, Admiral in Texas Navy, Governor Texas Mark White, 1986. Member Data Processing Management Association (past president, board directors international communications special interest group 1988-1991, bronze, silver & gold performance awards 1980-1988), American Public Welfare Association (national chairman information systems management 1980-1981), Texas State Technology Institute Development Foundation (board directors), Texas Association State Systems for Computing and Communications (vice president, special honors award 1986), Capital Area Telecomm. Association (president 1991), University Houston Capital Texas Alumni Club (president 1990-1991), Texas Association Vietnam Veterans.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: exotic autos, power boating, game shows, personal computers, auctions.


Married Frieda Ann Pursch, June 30, 1950. Children: Ann Louise, John Allen, James Lewis, Jeffrey Stephen.

John Hamilton Musgrove

Mary Enna (Conner) Musgrove

Frieda Ann Pursch

Ann Louise Musgrove

Jeffrey Stephen Musgrove

James Lewis Musgrove

John Allen Musgrove