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Linda WhiteLinda Gale White was born on June 13, 1942. She grew up in Irving, Texas, and is a 1964 graduate of Baylor University. She married Mark White in 1966 and they are the parents of three children.
  • Linda Gale White taught high school in Austin and Houston. In the mid-seventies, she began a career in real estate sales and currently holds a real estate license.
  • 1982 - Mark White was elected Governor of the State of Texas. He previously served as Secretary of State and state Attorney General. He served during Texas' sesquicentennial in 1986.
  • Linda Gale White was the first First Lady of Texas to present her inaugural ball gown to the DAR Museum at Texas Woman's University while still First Lady. 
  • Linda Gale White is active in community volunteer work.

Linda Gale White's gown is a Mary McFadden original design. It is permanently crystal pleated and accordion pleated purple with self-fabric cummerbund. It has three-tiered bell sleeves in purple silk chiffon-each tier edged in gold braid-and has touches of gold throughout the gown.

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