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Paul Walter Eggers, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1948. Recipient Silver Anniversary All-American award Sports Illustrated, 1966, Layman of Year award Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, 1968, Distinguished Alumnus award Valparaiso University, 1978; named Lay Canon of Diocese of Dallas, 1992.


Eggers, Paul Walter was born on April 20, 1919 in Seymour, Indiana, United States.


Valparaiso University (B A., 1941). University of Texas (Bachelor of Laws, 1948). Member, President's Task Force on Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, 1969.

Chairman, Task Force on Silver, 1969. General Counsel, United States. Treasury Department, 1969-1970.

Chairman, Ethics Committee, Director, Equal Employment Opportunity and Liaison with White House, Minority Affairs, United States. Treasury Department, 1969-1970. Member, Board of Directors, Student Loan Marketing Association, 1972-1978.

Chairman, Governor’s Task Force on Drug Abuse, since 1987. Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, since 1978.


Private practice law, Wichita Falls, Texas, 1948-1952. Partner Eggers, Sherrill & Pace, 1952-1969. General counsel of United States Treasury Department, Washington, 1969-1970.

Private practice law Dallas, 1971-1975. President of Eggers & Wylie, Professional Corporation, 1977-1979, Eggers & Greene, Professional Corporation, Dallas, 1979-1993. Private practice, since 1993.


Chairman of Wichita County Republican Club. Member of President's Task Force on Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. Republican candidate for governor of Texas, 1968, 70.

Treasury Department liaison with White House on Minority Affairs. Trustee Episcopal Church Building Fund, 1972-1984. Senior warden vestry St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church of Dallas, 1983-1985.

Director of St. Michael and All Angels Foundation. Chancellor of Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, 1978-1992, chancellor emeritus, 1992. President Corporation, since 1983.

Chairman of Governor's Task Force on Drug Abuse, 1987-1990. Member of American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Visiting Nurse Association (honorary life member, board directors), Visiting Nurse Association Foundation (board directors since 1984), Brook Hollow Golf Club.


Son of Ernest H. and Ottilie W. (Carre) E. Married to Frances Kramer, December 29, 1946. 1 child, Steven Paul.

Married Virginia McMillin, February 23, 1974.

Ernest H. Eggers

Ottilie W. (Carre) Eggers

Frances Kramer

Virginia McMillin

Steven Paul Eggers