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1-3 In Memory
1-4 of
1-5 Larry J. Sachnowitz
1-6 WHEREAS, The passing of noted Houston civic leader
1-7 Larry J. Sachnowitz, on March 20, 2001, at the age of 61, has
1-8 brought a great loss to the family and many friends of this
1-9 esteemed gentleman; and
1-10 WHEREAS, A San Antonio native, Larry Sachnowitz graduated
1-11 from The University of Texas at Austin in 1961; he moved to
1-12 Houston in 1962 and took a position with Gulf State Advertising
1-13 Agency, eventually becoming vice president; and
1-14 WHEREAS, In 1978 he purchased the agency and changed the
1-15 name to Sachnowitz and Company; he was the president and senior
1-16 creative director of the firm, which was recognized by the
1-17 American Association of Advertising Agencies as one of the best
1-18 in the nation; and
1-19 WHEREAS, Mr. Sachnowitz was always willing to offer his
1-20 agency's resources or his own help to assist nonprofit agencies
1-21 and was eager to return value to his community; and
2-1 WHEREAS, Mr. Sachnowitz was chairman of the Texas Southern
2-2 University Foundation, a member of the Dean's Executive Advisory
2-3 Board for the University of Houston College of Business,
2-4 chairman-elect of the National Council of Christians and Jews,
2-5 and a member of the Houston Philosophical Society; and
2-6 WHEREAS, Past president of the Houston Advertising Federation,
2-7 Mr. Sachnowitz had served as president of Congregation Emanu El
2-8 in Houston; he also had been a member of the National Board of
2-9 Religion in American Life, Incorporated, and a member of the Board
2-10 of Advisors for the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music; and
2-11 WHEREAS, An adjunct professor at the Jones School of Business
2-12 at Rice University, Larry Sachnowitz was also an Executive
2-13 Professor at the University of Houston College of Business in its
2-14 Entrepreneurial and Innovation Program; and
2-15 WHEREAS, Larry Sachnowitz was a man of determination,
2-16 strength, and integrity whose concern for his fellow citizens
2-17 was inspirational; although his guidance and devotion will be
2-18 missed, his spirit will continue to live in the hearts of those
2-19 whose lives he touched; now, therefore, be it
2-20 RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
2-21 77th Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to the loved
2-22 ones of Larry J. Sachnowitz: his wife, Suzanne C. Sachnowitz;
2-23 his children, Lanny and Mindy Sachnowitz, Leslie and Eric Meimoun,
2-24 Sheila and David Curl, Kevin Cromwell, Jay and Grace Cromwell,
3-1 David Cromwell, Amy and Thomas Calabro, and Kathryn and Robert Rae;
3-2 his brother, Gary Sachnowitz; and his 10 grandchildren; and, be it
3-3 further
3-4 RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for his
3-5 family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the Texas Senate,
3-6 and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in memory of
3-7 Larry J. Sachnowitz.
3-8 Ellis
3-9 ______________________________________
3-10 President of the Senate
3-11 I hereby certify that the above
3-12 Resolution was adopted by the Senate
3-13 on April 2, 2001, by a rising vote.
3-14 ______________________________________
3-15 Secretary of the Senate
3-16 ______________________________________
3-17 Member, Texas Se