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Culp Krueger Culp Krueger
Full Name: Culp Krueger
Date of birth: June 8, 1913
Date of death: October 6, 1979

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 15 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   58th (1)   Democrat El Campo / Wharton   Austin, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Lavaca, Matagorda, Washington, Wharton
S 15 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (2) (3) (4)   Democrat El Campo / Wharton Senate President Pro Tempore (57th)   Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca, Lee, Waller, Wharton
S 15 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   55th   Democrat El Campo / Wharton   Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca, Lee, Waller, Wharton
(1) 58th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/9/1963, p. 16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(2) 57th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 3rd C.S., elected 2/1/1962. Senate Journal.
(3) Presiding officers and acting lieutenant governors after Ramsey's resignation were President Pro Tempore ad Interim Bruce A. Reagan; President Pro Tempore Charles F. Herring, succeeded 1/3/1962, and presiding during 3rd Called Session; and President Pro Tempore ad Interim Culp Krueger, succeeded 2/1/1962. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1962 due to redistricting. Texas Constitution Art. III, ยง3, Election and term of office of Senators.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 58th Legislature, R.S., SR 29, President Pro Tempore Ad Interim. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 67th Legislature, R.S., SCR 20. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Addresses by Senator Culp Krueger, Senator Dorsey Hardeman, Lieutenant Governor Preston Smith, Governor John Connally, and President Lyndon Baines Johnson, on presentation of portrait of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, pursuant to SR 504, 59th R.S., 5/28/1965, pp. 1961-1964. Senate Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Second Lieutenant, World War II. "Senator Krueger served with distinction and honor in World War II entering the Army as a volunteer in January, 1943, and attaining the rank of Second Lieutenant; he spent 18 months in New Guinea and the Philippines before his discharge in 1946." 67th Legislature, R.S., SCR 20. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • Culp Krueger, birth date 6/8/1913, death date 10/6/1979, interment in Garden of Memories, El Campo, Wharton County. Find a Grave.
  • "Operation Hometown," Governor Culp Krueger, El Campo, Texas, 9/8/1962. Texas Legislative Service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 58th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Culp Krueger, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 55th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 58th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 59th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Claims  
    Education  
    Game and Fish  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Jurisprudence  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Multiple Use and Pollution of All Waters of Texas (Cont. of Bays of Texas, 58th) (Chair) 
    News Media on Proceedings in Criminal and/or Civil Courts  
    Nominations (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Water and Conservation (Vice Chair) 
    58th R.S. - 1963
    Agriculture and Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Bays of Texas (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Game and Fish  
    Interstate-Cooperation (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Legislative, Congressional, and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Water and Conservation  
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Agriculture and Livestock  
    Allocate Space in Capitol for Two Houses  
    Bay Development and Use  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Cost of Government  
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    Nominations  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    Screwworm Eradication (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Building Commission - Constructing State Emergency Operating Center  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Agriculture and Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Assignment, Special  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense  
    Cost of Government  
    Counties, Cities and Towns  
    Education  
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations (Vice Chair) 
    Nominations  
    Public Health (Vice Chair) 
    Radiation  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Agriculture and Livestock (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties, Cities and Towns  
    Education  
    Game and Fish  
    General Investigating  
    Insurance Company of Texas, Investigation, Special  
    Jurisprudence  
    Labor and Management Relations  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Public Health  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
     

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