John Eugene Puckett

John Eugene Puckett

Full Name: John Eugene "Gene" Puckett
Date of birth: June 25, 1925
Date of death: September 19, 1957

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89-2 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso

Terms of Service top

House District 89-2
Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953
Legislatures: 52nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: El Paso / El Paso
Counties in district: El Paso

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy. "John Eugene Pickett [sic] of El Paso is on the United States Naval Academy's recall list. After joining the Navy as an enlisted man, he earned a commission and then resigned it to enter Annapolis . . ." "Call to Armed Services Faces Dozen in Texas Legislature," 1/14/1951. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Navy. "On May 7, 1943, he joined the United States Navy as an aviation cadet, and by fleet examination for enlisted men, he was chosen to enter the United States Naval Academy, class of 1949. By reason of health, he was discharged with honor from the United States Naval Academy February 9, 1946." 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 61. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, Gene Puckett, 9/19/1957, pp. 1, 11. Death date 9/19/1957. El Paso Herald Post.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

52nd R.S. - 1951
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  

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