Austin, TX –As reporter by the Houston Chronicle, Former Governor of Texas and Education Champion Mark White died Saturday in Houston. He was 77. [Houston Chronicle, August 5, 2017]
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“Governor Mark White was a Texas Democrat. He was driven to ensure every child reached their God-given potential and he built the foundation of an economy that could survive any storm.
“Mark White had the political courage to invest in our children and teachers. He did right by Texans and our great state.
“Texas Democrats mourn the loss of our dear friend and leader, Governor Mark White.”