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John Eugene Puckett

John Puckett
Full Name: John Eugene "Gene" Puckett
Birth date: June 25, 1925
Death date: September 19, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 61. Passed away in September, 1957. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 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 .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • 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 .
  • Obituary and photo, "Gene Puckett Killed in Crash: Former E.P. Solon Dies; Wife Injured," 9/19/1957, pp. 1, 11. Date of death 9/19/1957. El Paso Herald Post .
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