Exemplary Leadership

ned an active role in the business while in his 80s.

Although Paul conservatively managed his business investments, he generously helped others. In the 1960s, he established a charitable foundation. He later funded a scholarship program at First Baptist Church, Ardmore, and two academic chairs at OBU  one in religion and one in business. He later endowed OBU’s School of Business in excess of $3.4 million. The school was later named in his honor. OBU awarded Paul an honorary doctor of laws degree in 1988. And, in 1991, Paul went ahead of us to the rewards of heaven.