Democrat who also held office while the 43rd Governor of Tx from 1983 to 1987. He also offered his state since it 74th Secretary of Condition from 1973 to 1977. He gained his J.D. from Baylor Legislation College in 1965 and in addition offered in the Tx National Safeguard. He was the 46th Lawyer General of Tx before operating for governor. He and his wife Linda Gale Thompson possess two sons and a child. He was been successful by Expenses Clements as the Governor of Tx in 1987.