biosketch as of 1988

W. A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. of Fort Worth was appointed to a six-year term on the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System by Governor William P. Clements in 1987.

Mr. Moncrief has been an Independent Oil and Gas Producer since 1946. His offices are located Building in Fort Worth.

He graduated from the Culver Military Academy in 1937, and from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1942. In 1983 he was honored as a Distinguished Engineering Graduate by U. T. Austin.

Regent Moncrief served as a naval officer in the South Pacific during World War II. He was born on March 27, 1920, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of William Alvin and Elizabeth Bright Moncrief.

He is married to the former Deborah Beggs and they have six children, five sons and one daughter.

Mr. Moncrief is active in professional, civic, and community affairs.

last updated September 23, 1988