William Douglas Newby
- HOME: Dallas, Texas
- AGE: 36
- PROFESSION: Restoration Real Estate Broker
- HOBBIES: When the “urban cowboy” craze ended, my country band, Willie D and the Didlers, had to start playing for free.
- LAST BOOK READ: Chicago Architecture – Eighteen Seventy Two to Nineteen Twenty Two:Birth of a Metropolis edited by John Zakofsky and America Observed by Alistair Cooke
- LATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Wrote and produced The book Older Neighborhoods of Dallas
- WHY I DO WHAT I DO: With a degree in social science and a graduate degree in public administration, I determined that I could better exploit my academic background and impact city planning and policy from the base of my own business.
- WHAT PHRASE BEST DESCRIBES YOU: Ex aequo et bono
- PROFILE: Persistent and creative in fields not known for these qualities.
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