Former Gov. Mark White to Speak to St. Paul’s (Houston) Primetimers


“Texas our Texas” will be the topic for former Gov. Mark White when he speaks to the Primetimers at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on Thursday, November 12.

White served as Governor of Texas from January 18, 1983, to January 20, 1987, with his top priority the improvement of Texas public school education. In 1973 he was appointed Secretary of State and was the youngest member ever elected president of the National Association of Secretaries of States. Between those offices, he was elected Texas Attorney General, defeating James A. Baker III.
Today he is a practicing attorney in Houston and chairman of Geovox Security. His civic responsibilities include serving on the boards of Baylor College of Medicine, San Jacinto Monument Museum, the Armed Forces Foundation, and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum.
Primetimers gathers at 10:30 a.m., and the free program begins at 11. An $8 lunch is served to those who make reservations by November 10 via 713-528-0527 or
Primetimers is the activity-based group for persons age 60 and older at St. Paul’s, but one does not have to be of a certain age or a St. Paul’s member to attend the meetings.
Located at 5501 Main at Binz/Bissonnet in the Museum District, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is a cathedral for Houston that embodies its diversity inspires faith and leads change for the common good of all peoples and communities. Free parking is available across Fannin Street from the church, and the Museum District MetroRail stops are within walking distance of the church. Website: