News release from the Office of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., regarding recent appointments, May 17, 1979
News release from the Office of Governor William P. Clements, Jr., regarding recent appointments, May 17, 1979. Appointments include Maurice Barksdale to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents; William Borchers to the Texas Surplus Property Agency; John Birdwell to the Brazos River Authority; Rufus Palm to the Trinity River Authority of Texas; Kenneth Nelson to be Interstate Compact Commissioner for the Red River; and Joseph B. Hutchison to the Battleship Texas Commission.
Texas. Office of the Governor
Barksdale, MauriceTexas Southern University Board of RegentsTexas Surplus Property AgencyBirdwell, John | local ; Texas Agricultural Finance Authority, Abraham, MaloufBrazos River AuthorityTrinity River Authority of TexasNelson, KenInterstate Compact Commission for the Red RiverBattleship Texas Commission
Appointment to office
"Texas Governor Term 1, 1979-1982"
Texas A&M University
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
"Governor William P. Clements, Jr. Official State Papers, 1st Term, 1979-1983"
PR Press Office | 1st term
Texas State library and archives commission
Clements Texas Papers
OFFICE OF GOVERNOR WILLIAM P. CLEMENTS, JR. May 17, 1979 For Immediate Release: Governor Bill Clements today announced he will appoint Maurice Lee Barksdale of Forest Hill (Tarrant County) to fill the unexpired term of Ronald B. Pruitt of Houston who resigned from the board of regents of Texas Southern University. Barksdale, 40, is president of a real estate management company in Fort Worth. He is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington. The term to which he will be nominated extends to February 1, 1983. Governor Clements also said he will reappoint William H. Borchers of New Braunfels to the Texas Surplus Property Agency for a six-year term extending to March 19, 1985. Borchers, 55, is an attorney. The Governor announced he will nominate John E. Birdwell II of Lubbock to succeed Clint M. Walker of Tahoka for a six-year term (extending to February 1, 1985) on the board of directors of the Brazos River Authority. Birdwell, 49, is president of a feed yard. Rufus Edmonds Palm of Fort Worth will be named by the Governor to replace Roy E. Pitts of Malakoff on the board of directors of Trinity River Authority. Palm, 45, owner of a real estate investments firm, will serve a six-year term extending to March 15, 1985. Governor Clements will nominate Kenneth E. Nelson of Dallas to succeed Fred Parkey of Wichita Falls as Interstate Compact Commissioner for the Red River. Nelson, 30, president of a management consulting firm, will be named to a four-year term expiring February 1, 1983. The Governor reappointed Joseph B. Hutchison of Tyler to the Battleship Texas Commission. Hutchison was named to a six -year term extending to May 1, 1985.