Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
1946 – Born on the 27th of July in Houston, Texas, United States.
1969 – He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin,
Austin Texas, United States.
1973 – He received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the University of Texas at Austin.
1975 – He moved to Midland, Texas, United States.
1981 – He served as a Campaign Chair of the United Way of America.
1989 – He served as a President of the United Way of America.
1995 – He was appointed to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System.
2000 – He served as a Chairman of the Bush/Cheney presidential campaign.
2004 – He submitted his resignation from the post of Secretary of Commerce.
2006 – He had emerged as the front-runner to take over the Treasury Department.