Kenneth Williams Kohler

Full Name: Kenneth Williams Kohler
Date of birth: August 20, 1930
Date of death: July 5, 2011

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Nov 27, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Amarillo / Potter   Potter

(1) Kenneth Kohler, in special election 11/19/1961, took office 11/27/1961, succeeded J. Edgar Wilson, died 8/4/1961. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 11/27/1961. Oaths of Office.
(3) Edgar Wilson, deceased 8/24/1961, replaced by Kenneth Kohler, 11/18/1961. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Other Resources

  • "Area's 1st GOP State Legislator Dies," 7/17/2011. "The first Republican from the Panhandle to serve in the Texas Legislature." Amarillo Globe-News.
  • "Republican Takes Oath as Legislator," 11/27/1961, p. 4B. "Texas' first Republican legislator in nearly a decade." Corpus Christi Times.
  • Kenneth Williams Kohler, birth date 8/20/1930 in Amarillo, Potter County; death date 7/5/2011 in Amarillo. Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935; U.S. Social Security Death Index. FamilySearch. FamilySearch

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

57th R.S. - 1961
Public Lands and Buildings  
Revenue and Taxation  

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