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Mark Wells White, Jr.,
Governor Mark White addressing a joint session of the Texas Legislature on January 14, 1987, six days before leaving office.
43rd Governor of Texas
In office
January 18, 1983 – January 20, 1987
Lieutenant William P. Hobby, Jr.
Preceded by Bill Clements
Succeeded by Bill Clements
46th Attorney General of Texas
In office
January 19, 1979 – January 18, 1983
Governor Bill Clements
Preceded by John Hill
Succeeded by Jim Mattox
74th Secretary of State of Texas
In office
January 19, 1973 – October 27, 1977
Governor Dolph Briscoe
Preceded by V. Larry Teaver, Jr.
Succeeded by George Strake, Jr.
Personal details
Born Mark Wells White
March 17, 1940 (1940-03-17) (age 79)
Longview, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Linda Gale Thompson
Children 3 (two sons, one daughter)
Residence Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma mater Baylor University
Profession Lawyer and politician
Military service
Service/branch Texas National Guard
Unit 36th Infantry Division
Battles/wars Vietnam War

Mark Wells White, Jr., (born March 17, 1940) is an American lawyer. He served as the 43rd Governor of Texas serving from January 18, 1983 to January 20, 1987.


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