Wm. R. "Bill" Crocker
Bill Crocker is a native Texan and a graduate of Baylor University, having received a B.B.A. degree in 1958 and an LL.B. (now the Juris Doctor) degree in 1960. He was named Chief Counsel for the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner when he moved to Austin in 1967, and in 1971 was selected as the first Executive Director of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission. He resigned from that position in 1974 to enter solo private law practice in Austin, engaging principally in matters related to the operation of franchised car, truck and motorcycle dealerships, and has continued in that practice to the present time.
While at Baylor, Bill was elected Student Body President, president of his law fraternity, and a member of Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. He has since been named a Distinguished Alumnus by his law fraternity, elected President of the Baylor Law Alumni Association and of the Baylor Alumni Association, and has served as a member of the Baylor Development Council. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and has been the Chairman of its Consumer Credit Law Section. He is also a member of the Federalist Society and is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Bill and his wife of 52 years, Donna, have two children and seven grandchildren. Bill enjoys target shooting, hunting, fishing, bird watching, photography and traveling.