OH 0006

SHIVERS, Allan (b. 1907)

Political Service: State Senator, Lieutenant Governor, Governor
Former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. 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, 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, 1950; Stevenson-Eisenhower campaign, 1952.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 117 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Thomas Brewer
Date of Interview April 12, 1965, October 2, 1965, April 8, 1966

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