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Robert Pope Wallace

lawyer , Investment company executive

Robert Pope Wallace, American investment company executive, lawyer. Bar: Texas, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

Wallace, Robert Pope was born on October 15, 1925 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of William Farrier and Mary Ethel (Pope) Wallace.

Education

Associate of Arts, Schreiner Institute, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, Austin, 1948. Postdoctoral, University Pennsylvania, 1952.

Certified in banking, Rutgers University, 1958.

Career

President United Savings Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1952-1977, chairman board directors, 1977-1980. President Finance Life Insurance, Houston, 1977-1981. Vice president finance, director Southwestern Group Investors, 1977-1981.

Chairman board directors South Texas Public Broadcasting, Corpus Christi, 1980-1987. General partner General Trading Company Ltd., since 1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Works

  • Author: The Bank Officer As Director of Customer Corporations, 1958, Higher Education in South Texas: The Next Twenty Five Years, 1963.

Membership

Chairman United Way, Corpus Christi, 1954, Corpus Christi Symphony, 1953-1955, Art Museum South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1958-1960, 72-74, Corpus Christi Guidance Center With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945, with United States Naval Reserve, since 1943. Member Texas Bar Association Clubs: Corpus Christi Yacht, Corpus Christi Country. Corpus Christi Town, The Argyle, San Antonio Country.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, sculpture.

Connections

Married Anne Drought, November 7, 1953. Children: Anne Farrier Wallace Morris, David Richard.

father:
William Farrier Wallace

mother:
Mary Ethel (Pope) Wallace

spouse:
Anne Drought

children:
Anne Farrier Wallace Morris Wallace

David Richard Wallace