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Mark White

Mark WhiteAKA Mark Wells White, Jr.

Born: 17-Mar-1940
Birthplace: Henderson, TX
Died: 5-Aug-2017
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1983-87

Military service: Texas National Guard (36th Infantry Division)

Lost 1990 primary to Ann Richards, after which he entered private practice. In 1996 founded a security company, GeoVox, which sells equipment to detect individuals trying to hide in vehicles.

Father: Mark Wells White, Sr.
Mother: Sarah Elizabeth
Wife: Linda Gale Thompson (realtor, m. 1966, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Andrew
Daughter: Elizabeth
Son: Mark III

    High School: Lamar High School, Houston, TX (1958)
    University: BA Business Administration, Baylor University (1962)
    Law School: JD, Baylor University (1965)
    Trustee: Hardin-Simmons University

    Governor of Texas (1983-87)
    Attorney General of Texas (1979-83)
    Texas Secretary of State (1973-77)
    Texas State Official Assistant Attorney General (1966-68, three years)
    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
    Risk Factors: Kidney Cancer

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