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John Puckett John Eugene Puckett
Full Name: John Eugene "Gene" Puckett
Date of birth: June 25, 1925
Date of death: September 19, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89-2 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   El Paso
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 61. Passed away in September, 1957. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy. "John Eugene Pickett [sic] of El Paso is on the United States Naval Academy's recall list. After joining the Navy as an enlisted man, he earned a commission and then resigned it to enter Annapolis . . ." "Call to Armed Services Faces Dozen in Texas Legislature," 1/14/1951. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Navy. "On May 7, 1943, he joined the United States Navy as an aviation cadet, and by fleet examination for enlisted men, he was chosen to enter the United States Naval Academy, class of 1949. By reason of health, he was discharged with honor from the United States Naval Academy February 9, 1946." 55th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HSR 61. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Gene Puckett Killed in Crash: Former E.P. Solon Dies; Wife Injured," 9/19/1957, pp. 1, 11. Date of death 9/19/1957. El Paso Herald Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Puckett, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Public Health  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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