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Waggoner Carr

Waggoner Carr
Full Name: Vincent Waggoner Carr
Birth date: October 1, 1918
Death date: February 25, 2004

Terms of Service

  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
    Speaker
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat
    Speaker
  • House, 54th Legislature
    1/11/1955 - 1/8/1957
    Democrat
  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
    Democrat
  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • 63rd Speaker of the House of Representatives: Waggoner Carr. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • "Thoughts about Waggoner Carr and others," 3/5/2004. Quorum Report .
  • Memorial, May 2004, p. 408. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Address by Speaker of the House Waggoner Carr reviewing and summarizing the work of the 56th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives .
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. "After receiving a degree in political science in 1940, Carr enrolled in the University of Texas Law School, but put his legal education on hold when the United States entered World War II. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served as an Army Intelligence Branch specialist, an Aviation Cadet and, by the end of the war, was flying B-25s." Obituary, military grave marker. Texas State Cemetery .
  • Carr, Vincent Waggoner. Texas State Cemetery .
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