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Senator Joins Board of Visitors
National Vietnam War Museum is pleased to announce Texas State Senator
Craig Estes has joined the Board of Visitors.
Board of Visitors is a group that provides advice to the Board of Directors
and consists of influential persons from various walks of life. Members
include Congressman Sam Johnson, who represents Texas Third Congressional
District; Mr. Adrian Cronauer, a prominent Washington attorney and former
USAF disk jockey of Good Morning Vietnam fame; Mr. Magne Hagen, who
recently retired as the long-time personal Secretary to the King of
Norway; and Mr. Jim Young, a Korean War veteran and immediate Past President
of the American Legion, Department of Texas.
Estes is a fifth generation North Texan who represents the states
30th District at the state capitol in Austin. A Wichita Falls High School
graduate, Sen. Estes received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration from Oral Roberts University, and is also a graduate
of the Harvard Business School Owner President Manager program. In addition
to his Senate duties, Senator Estes serves as Chairman and CEO of Estes,
Inc., a wholesale distributor of chemicals and fertilizer in seven states.
He also served as President of the Texas Agricultural Chemicals Association
Estes lives in Wichita Falls with his wife of 24 years, the former Jennifer
Huff, and their three children Abby, Andrew, and Mark. He is active
in his community serving as an Elder in the First Presbyterian Church
and on the Young Life Committee of Wichita Falls. He has also served
on the boards of directors of the Rotary Club of Wichita Falls, the
Wichita Falls Boys Club, and the Wichita Falls Faith Mission. He has
also been heavily involved in the Young Presidents Organization where
he was elected West Texas Chapter Chairman in 1994 and to the Board
of International Directors in 1996.
National Vietnam War Museum welcomes Senator Estes to the Board of Visitors
and is looking forward to a long and mutually supportive relationship.
National Vietnam War Museum is an IRS 501(c) (3) organization incorporated
in the State of Texas. For more information about the museum and its
activities, contact them at P. O. Box 146, Mineral Wells, TX 76068,
or on line at www.nationalvnwarmuseum.org.
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