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Birthplace Witchita Falls, Texas
Born 11/13/1957
Children Abbott, Audrey
Education Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1984)
University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A, 1981)
Father Abbott, Calvin Roger
Mother Jacks, Doris Lechristia
Name Abbott, Gregory Wayne (Greg), 1957-
Nationality American
Occupation Governor of Texas (2015- )
Attorney General of Texas (2002-2015)
Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court (1995-2001)
Othernames Abbott, Greg
Role Political
Spouse Abbott, Cecilia (Phalen), (1981- )

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Image of Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Jarrett King's Interview

Recording - Conversations to Create Unity: Jarrett King's Interview

Jarrett King reflects on his childhood going to private Catholic schools in Austin, Texas, and his adulthood involvement in Austin's theater scene and working at Sylvan Learning. He talks about his experiences of being one of the few African Americans in various school settings, discrimination and racism he has encountered, the gentrification of east Austin, and law enforcement's relationship with people of color. This interview is part of an oral history project, Conversations to Create Unity, conducted by the Susanna Dickinson Museum and funded by Baylor University's Institute of Oral History. The project features fifteen oral histories from a diverse group of lifelong Austinites. Their