Why you should cast YOUR vote for W.L. Pate
A NEW beginning for ALL of Beaumont
Better Streets * Better Drainage
Less Crime * Lower Taxes
Worked with Lamar University to put LU in an Economic Enterprise Zone. First project was $2.5 million Exxpress Mart on MLK and Cardinal Drive.
Played KEY Role in bringing new HEB store to Beaumont.
Worked with HEB management team to make adjustments to make the new store a great investment for HEB and Beaumont!
Helped SAVE TAXPAYERS hundreds of thousands of dollars on new Northwest Parkway!
Has continued to work to keep CITY TAXES as LOW as possible and still deliver the services to our Citizens!
Serving the public 1967
Beaumont City Council Member at Large since 2007
Served two terms as Mayor Pro Tem
President Texas Association of Mayors, Council Members and Commissioners
Texas Municipal League Board of Directors
TML Region 16 President
TML Legislative Budget, Economic Development Committees as well as others
Graduated with BBA Lamar University 1971 MBA (Economics) 1972
Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Sciences 1978
Faculty member of Lamar University 1977-1985
Joined Army Reserve as a private in 1967,
1969 commissioned as an infantry officer at Fort Benning, GA.
Branch qualified in Transportation and Artillery. Prefix 5
Served Artillery Battery Commander
Headquarters Commandant for 75th Manuever Area Command, largest Army Reserve unit in US
Graduated from Command and General Staff College as a 30 year old Captain in 1978
Last assignment was an Instructor for Command and General Staff College before retiring as an LTC in 1994
Congressional Military Academy Selection Board since 1994 for 3 Congressman Lampson(D) Poe(R) Weber(R) several years as Chairman
Civic & Community Service
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Foundation
Lamar University Cardinal Club
Sales and Marketing Executive Club
Mental Health Association
Better Business Bureau
Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital
Lamar Institute of Technology
Julie Rogers Gift of Life
Young Men’s Business League
Rotary Club of Beaumont
Member of Calvary Baptist Church
Military Officers Association of America
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