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S.L. Abbott

S.L. Abbott
Full Name: Shirley L. Abbott
Birth date: July 23, 1924
Death date: April 23, 2013

Terms of Service

  • House, 65th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    12/15/1977 - 1/9/1979
    Republican
(1) Shirley L. Abbott, in special election 12/3/1977, sworn 12/15/1977, succeeded James J. Kaster, Jr., resigned 9/1/1977. Abbott served 65th 2nd Called Session only. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Sworn 12/15/1977. Oaths of Office .
(3) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 12/3/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001 .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Former U.S. Ambassador Shirley L. Abbott of El Paso dies at 88," 4/25/2013. El Paso Times .
  • Shirley Abbott (US Ambassador) Wikipedia .
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