Tommy Reckling is a retired businessman and a philanthropist.
Graduate of Rice University
Married to Isla Reckling
Eight children - Randa Roach, Christiana McConn, and Carol Goodman, Thomas IV "Cliffe" Reckling, StephenReckling, James Reckling, Thomas Kelly Reckling, and John Reckling
Following his graduation from Rice, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and was assigned to the First Marine Air Wing in Phang Kong, South Korea, where he served for thirteen months.
Discharged in 1956 as a First Lieutenant, Mr. Reckling joined Anderson Clayton Company. After three years with the cotton company, he joined the investment firm of Harris Upham & Co. His accomplishments in the investment field attracted Schneider, Burnet, & Hickman to appoint him founding manager of their Houston office. Mr. Reckling was also co-owner of R & R Distributing Company of Brownsville, Texas, which distributed Coor's products for Cameron and Hildigo County. He also served on the board of the North Side State Bank in Houston.