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Paul Eubank

Paul Eubank
Full Name: Paul Eubank
Birth date: July 18, 1915
Death date: January 11, 1944

Terms of Service

  • House, 48th (1) Legislature
    3/16/1943 - 1/11/1944
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
(1) Not present at organization of the House on 1/12/1943. Oath of office administered on 3/16/1943, pp. 868-869. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 116, 2/26/1945, pp. 465-468. Photo of Lieutenant (jg) Paul Eubank in uniform and memorial. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant (jg), killed in action. " . . . this memorial, a simple tribute to our comrade, Paul Eubank, Lieutenant (jg), United States Naval aviator. He died in a Navy fighting plane on January 11, 1944, when his flying mission had been accomplished, and his plane hurtled from the carrier when he came in to land . . . America reeled from the shock of the perfidious attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941. Eleven days later, Paul Eubank had enlisted in the Unites States Naval Reserve. There followed a year of busy training for combat in the air . . . In the meantime he had been elected to a second term in the Legislature . . . " 49th Legislature, R.S., HSR 116, 2/26/1945, pp. 465-468. Photo of Lieutenant (jg) Paul Eubank in uniform and memorial. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • World War II service, Navy air cadet, "Legislature Faces Problem of Absences: Men in Armed Forces Can't Get Leave to Attend Sessions," 1/1/1943. Dallas Morning News .
  • Lieut. Paul Eubank (1915-1944), USNR, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Includes reprint of obituary, "Legislator Killed at Sea," Dallas Morning News, 1/15/1944. Find a Grave .
  • Lieut. Paul Eubank (1915-1944), USNR, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Includes reprint of obituary, "Legislator Killed at Sea," Dallas Morning News, 1/15/1944. Find a Grave .
  • Pictured in uniform in 48th House composite photo. State Preservation Board .
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