Full Name: Mike McKool
Date of birth: December 30, 1918
Date of death: February 22, 2003
Terms of Service top
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||Counties in District
Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 9, 1973
Dallas / Dallas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
Military Service Notes
- United States Army Air Forces, Sergeant, World War II. Photos and transcript of Sergeant Mike McKool's testimony on being shot down and rescued from Nazi-occupied territory in the former Yugoslavia. "SGT. MIKE MCKOOL, rescued American WWII Halyard Mission veteran, testifies before Commission of Inquiry regarding 'Fair Trial for General Mihailovich' May 1946 New York," posted 11/7/2014.
General Draza Mihailovich: Unsung World War Two Hero.
- United States Army Air Corps. "During World War II, he was stationed in Italy, flying missions as a B-24 tail gunner in the United States Army Air Corps; he was shot down over Yugoslavia, rescued by the anti-Nazi Chetniks, and walked for 38 days and 400 miles to freedom." 78th Legislature, R.S., SR 305.
Resolutions - Memorial.
- United States Army Air Corps. "Following his service during World War II with the Army Air Corps, he returned to Dallas and completed his law degree at Southern Methodist University. He then ran for the state legislature, campaigning on a slogan of 'A tailgunner gunning for good government.'"
A State of Remembrance, 2003.
- United States Army Air Corps. Photo and salute.
With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
Mike McKool, 62nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
Mike McKool, 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
Committee Information top
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