C. W. Conn, Jr.

C. W. Conn, Jr.

Education History:

University of Texas Austin Bachelors of Business Administration

Lamar University Master of Business Administration

Connection to Lamar: Lamar University Alumnus

Honors or Awards: Endowed chairs, professorships and scholarships are named in his honor at Lamar University as well as at other institutions. Conn received Lamar University's Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1981.

Affiliation: Founder and former majority owner of Conn Appliances, Inc.

Known For: In addition to his work at Conn Appliances, Conn served as director of several banks, served on faculty at Texas A&M, the University of Houston and Lamar University, and was named a Regent of the Lamar University System.