Mayes, Wendell Wise Jr.
|born on||2 March 1924 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||San Antonio, Texas, 29n25, 98w30|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||11°54' 06°08 Asc. 16°36'|
American radio and cable television executive in Austin, Texas, who was known for his leadership roles with the American Diabetes Association and the International Diabetes Federation.
The American Diabetes Association presents the Wendell Mayes Jr. Award for Lifetime Service, its highest award given to non-medical professional volunteers, to honor members for their lifetime achievement. He was the initial recipient of the award in 1986. Mayes was also a longtime supporter of education, earning five college degrees and establishing scholarships and awards at five higher education institutions in Texas.
In 1978 he was named to the Mass Communications Hall of Fame. Mayes was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2002. He was the first inductee into the Texas Diabetes Hall of Fame.
Wendell Mayes Jr. married and had three children. He died on 12 September 2021 at the age of 97.
Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.
- Traits : Mind : Education extensive
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
- Vocation : Business : Top executive (Radio and TV)
- Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame