Sharp, John

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Name
Sharp, John Gender: M
John Spencer Sharp
born on 28 July 1950 at 07:15 (= 07:15 AM )
Place Victoria (Victoria County), Texas, 28n48, 97w00
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°53' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 26°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 22°52'



John Sharp
photo: Tamusystem, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

American Democratic politician from Texas, who has served since 2011 as the chancellor of the Texas A&M University System. From 1991 to 1999, he was the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. From 1979 to 1987, he was a member of both houses of the Texas State Legislature. From 1987 to 1991, he was one of the three members of the Texas Railroad Commission. In 1998 and 2002, he was the Democratic Party's nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Texas.

Sharp is also a principal in the Austin office of a Dallas-based tax consulting firm. In 2005, he was appointed to serve as chairman of the Texas Tax Reform Commission. In December 2008, Sharp announced that he would run in 2012 for the United States Senate seat currently held by the retiring Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison. However, Sharp never sought the position, having instead been named the Texas A&M System chancellor.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1978 (Charlotte Sharp)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth report, Victoria Advocate (Texas), 30 July 1950, p. 17; born at DeTar Memorial Hospital. Full name from Texas Birth Index.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Vocation : Business : Consultant
  • Vocation : Business : CPA/ Auditor/ Accountant
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (University chancellor)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democrat)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office