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Travis A. Peeler

Travis A. Peeler
Full Name: Travis Alonzo Peeler
Birth date: January 17, 1925
Death date: March 19, 2005

Terms of Service

  • House, 60th Legislature
    1/10/1967 - 1/14/1969
    Democrat
  • House, 59th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/12/1965 - 1/10/1967
    Democrat
  • House, 58th Legislature
    1/8/1963 - 1/12/1965
    Democrat
  • House, 57th Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 1/8/1963
    Democrat
(1) Oath of office date not found in journal. Not present at organization of House 1/12/1965. Granted leave of absence due to illness 1/12/1965, p. 5. HSR 11 wishing speedy recovery from surgery, p. 17. Listed with excused absences through 1/18/1965. Present for roll call on 1/19/1965. House Journal .
(2) Undated oath of office signed by Associate Justice Paul W. Nye[?], Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Travis Peeler, Lawyer, Activist, Dies," 3/22/2005, p. B1. Corpus Christi Caller-Times .
  • "Travis Peeler: Texan's Texas and True Friend," 3/25/2005, p. A13. Corpus Christi Caller-Times .
  • Obituary, 3/24/2005, p. 5B. Notes Peeler proposed the bill, which passed, to abolish the poll tax. Corpus Christi Caller-Times .
  • Travis Alonzo Peeler, birth date 1/17/1925 in Atascosa County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 .
  • "Gathering of the Texas Herd," by T.J. Barragy, Journal of South Texas, Spring 1998, pp. 1-17. Included in the Lucky S&L online reference library. Describes efforts of J. Frank Dobie, Graves Peeler, et al. to save the Texas longhorn. Lucky S&L Ranch 2004.
  • Memorial, October 2005, p. 880. Texas Bar Journal .
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