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Texas Leadership Hall Of Fame

Barbara Ann Kazen

2010 Outstanding Local Leader

Barbara was born in Abilene, Texas on January 03, 1941, the eldest child of James and Virginia Lee Sanders, both now deceased. She attended Texas Christian University and then transferred to the University of Texas at Austin, where she met her future husband, George P. Kazen. They were married in Abilene on October 27, 1961. Her many awards include: Laredo Commission for Women “Hall of Fame”, LULAC #12 “Tejano Achiever”, Seven Flags Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow, Catholic War Veterans, Memorial Post 1908 “Woman of the Year”, Laredo March of Dimes “Lady of the Year”, Outstanding Young Woman of America in 1973.