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Mike McKool

Mike McKool
Full Name: Mike McKool
Birth date: December 30, 1918
Death date: February 22, 2003

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 62nd & 61st Legislatures
    1/14/1969 - 1/9/1973

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Memorial biographical sketch and photo. A State of Remembrance 2003.
  • 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 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 .
  • Oral history interview available in Oral History Collection, University of North Texas .
  • 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.
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