tax on each pack of cigarettes to benefit Texas state parks.
Andrew Sansom, former executive director of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and now head of the Texas Rivers Institute at Texas State University, said Kennard work in the Legislature and later was critical.
Sherman said Kennard proposed the Texas Antiquities Code in 1971, to protect archaeological sites on Texas public lands.
The Kennedy funeral escapade was just one of many things Kennard did during a life that included 10 years in the Texas House followed by 10 years in the Senate.
After leaving the Senate, Kennard became director of the Natural Areas Surveys with the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.
Joe Christie, another Senate buddy who represented El Paso, recalled that Kennard me to introduce the bill we passed to protect the horny toad. soliciting Sherman vote for the penny for parks cigarette tax, Sherman said, Kennard warned it could get someone defeated for re election.
Sherman voted for it, and in 1972, he was easily re elected. But Kennard lost the Democratic primary to Bill Meier. Meier in 1982 became the Republican nominee for attorney general, who lost to Democrat Jim Mattox.
took me under his wing, said Sherman.
As a new state senator for Fort Worth, Prada Sling Bag Red Kennard stood on the podium behind President John F. Kennedy in Fort Worth on Nov. Sen. Ralph Yarborough, and Gov. John Connally. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas hours later. Schwartz of Galveston designated themselves as Texas Senate representatives to Kennedy funeral. Rep. Jim Wright, for whom Kennard earlier had been chief of staff. Kennard buddy Larry L. King Latest Prada Bags 2017
the general. Turned out to be (then French President) Gen. Charles de Gaulle. told the Kennedy funeral story after attending Kennard memorial service Saturday and consecration of his ashes at a grave site in the Texas State Cemetery. Frank Dobie and Walter Prescott Webb.
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never gave up, said Sansom, who with Armstrong was honored several months ago for their efforts to finally get the state to purchase what is now the Big Bend Ranch State Park. look forward to sensing his presence in places like Big Bend Ranch, Devil Sinkhole, the Davis Mountains and so many other areas which have been set aside with his urging and assistance. state Rep. Neil Caldwell of Angleton, later a district judge, said he was first drawn to Kennard because of his commitment to the environment. They canoed many Texas rivers together.
Max Sherman was elected to the Senate in 1970 from Amarillo eight years after Kennard, who was by then a veteran of 18 years in the Legislature.
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