W.L. Pate, Jr.

For City Council At Large

Early Voting: April 22 – 30, 2019
Election Day: May 4, 2019

Why you should Cast YOUR vote for W. L. Pate, Jr.

Proven Leadership for ALL of Beaumont

Worked with Lamar University President Ken Evans 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!

Worked to bring a Beaumont Minority Contractor in Hurricane Harvey Recovery Program and save the citizens tax dollars at the same time!

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!


W . L. Pate, Jr.

Beaumont City Council Member at Large since 2007

Served 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

Military Service

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


Board member

Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital

Lamar Institute of Technology

Julie Rogers Gift of Life

Young Men’s Business League

Downtown YMCA


Rotary Club of Beaumont

Member of Calvary Baptist Church

American Legion


Support W.L. Pate, Jr.
City Council At Large



Vote W. L. Pate, Jr. for Council Member at Large

You will always win with a 7 and W.L. is Number 7 on YOUR ballot!


Vote W. L. Pate, Jr. for Council Member at Large

You will always win with a 7 and W.L. is Number 7 on YOUR ballot!

People from all walks of life who love Beaumont trust W.L. Pate and know what he stands for and his ability to constantly help improve Beaumont.


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