TRANSCRIPT 5 Children, 30 Grandchildren, & Only 1 Wife (Five Children, 16 Grand Children, 14 Great Grandchildren & Only One Wife) I have 5 children, 16 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and only 1 wife from 1949. My wife and I and our descendants with spouses of 50 people, that means my immediate family of descendants and spouses,
TRANSCRIPT Welcome Wilson, Sr: There’s not gonna be any tuition increases this year. Audience: Woo-hoo! Welcome Wilson, Sr: There it is. I can’t believe, how unrealistic some people are. The idea that came 2009 that we would be raising tuition or even consider it our time to maintain the status quo, isn’t it?
TRANSCRIPT With Lyndon B. Johnson At The Opening of Astrodome 1965 I appeared on the front page of the Houston Post pictured with LBJ at the opening of the Astrodome in 1965. I was close to both Huff Hines and Bob Smith, at the time Bob Smith owned 2/3 of the Astros and Judge Huff Hines owned
TRANSCRIPT Talked with JFK and Jackie in Houston the Night Before JFK was Assassinated, 1963 I talked with JFK and Jackie in Houston the Night before JFK was assassinated in 1963. I had met JFK, John F. Kennedy in 1960. He came to my hotel room right after he was nominated for President and
TRANSCRIPT My name is welcome Wilson Sr. I’ve been a real estate developer in Houston in Texas for 58 years. And I’d like to speak briefly about the early days of the business community in Houston coming together to solve problems. Back in the days of Jesse Jones, in the 20s and 30s, Jesse would
TRANSCRIPT Weekly Workout at Health Club for 53 years 1963 I would do Monday through Friday work out at a health club for 53 years starting in 1963. I got involved with health matters because of R.E. Bob Smith, R E. Bob Smith was an oil man, R.E. Smith everybody called him Bob and he was
TRANSCRIPT Deborah Duncan: Welcome back to Great Day. He’s worked for presidents, made an impact on Houston civil rights movement, build homes on part of the Astros and has written the Salt Grass Trail Ride more times than anyone. Finally at 90 years old, Welcome Wilson decided to share some of his experiences in a
TRANSCRIPT Greater Houston Partnership My name is Welcome Wilson Sr. I’m a Houston businessman. I’ve been a real estate developer in Texas for 58 years. I’m a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership. And I’m here to talk about our support of the HERO ordinance. In Houston, we have
TRANSCRIPT Voiceover: Houston Texas is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, a place that allows you to live a life as big as you can dream but we didn’t know how big that life could be until we met Welcome Wilson Senior. Growing up in the depression era South Texas, Welcome Wilson showed very early on
TRANSCRIPT John David Powell: From the television studios of the Jack J. Valenti’s School of Communication at the University of Houston. Welcome to the discovery section of Graffiti, the electronic newsletter of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. My name is John David Powell. May always is an important month for class.