Oral History Interview with Allan Shivers, April 12, 1965

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Interview with former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas (1950-57), Allan Shivers from Lufkin, Texas. The interview includes Shivers' observations on his career in the Texas Senate (1934-45), liquor control issue, pari-mutuel betting, lobbyists, oil politics, labor relations, comments about Governors James Allred and W. Lee O'Daniel, race for lieutenant governor in 1946, views on the operation of state government, education, Truman presidential race of 1948, tidelands oil, death of Governor Jester in 1949 and succession to governorship, gubernatorial election in 1950 and the Stevenson-Eisenhower campaign of 1952.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Creation Date: April 12, 1965
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
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Creator (Interviewer):
Brewer, Thomas B.

Dr. Thomas B. Brewer

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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 12, 1965
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From 1923 to April 12, 1965
Description:

Interview with former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas (1950-57), Allan Shivers from Lufkin, Texas. The interview includes Shivers' observations on his career in the Texas Senate (1934-45), liquor control issue, pari-mutuel betting, lobbyists, oil politics, labor relations, comments about Governors James Allred and W. Lee O'Daniel, race for lieutenant governor in 1946, views on the operation of state government, education, Truman presidential race of 1948, tidelands oil, death of Governor Jester in 1949 and succession to governorship, gubernatorial election in 1950 and the Stevenson-Eisenhower campaign of 1952.

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117 p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): oral histories | interviews
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 6
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223554
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
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