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SHIVERS, Allan (b. 1907)

Political Service: State Senator, Lieutenant Governor, Governor
Former state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor of Texas, 1950-57. Observations on political career of Lyndon Johnson; Stevenson-Johnson senatorial race of 1948; Stevenson-Eisenhower presidential campaign of 1952; Johnson presidential race of 1960; Texas Democratic politics, 1952-56; Fifty-third State Legislature; governor’s role in state party organization; state Democratic Convention of 1951; gubernatorial election of 1954; veterans land board controversy, 1954-55; insurance scandals of the mid-1950s; lame-duck governor.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 188 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Thomas Brewer, Fred Gantt, E. Dale Odom
Date of Interview August 8, 1966, February 6, 1967, October 2, 1967, December 18, 1967, April 18, 1968, August 13, 1968

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