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Hightower, Jack English, 1926-2013

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Personal name headingHightower, Jack English, 1926-2013
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedVernon (Tex.) Austin (Tex.)
Birth date1926-09-06
Death date2013-08-03
Place of birthMemphis (Tex.)
Place of deathAustin (Tex.)
AffiliationUnited States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Texas. Supreme Court
University of Virginia
Texas. Attorney-General's Office
United States. Congress. House
Texas. Legislature. Senate
Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
Baylor University
United States. Navy
Profession or occupationLawyers Legislators Public prosecutors
Found inHis The family of William Clayton Hightower ... 1988: t.p. (Jack English Hightower) p. 11 (b. 9/6/1926 in Memphis, Texas)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, viewed Nov. 16, 2018 Hightower, Jack English (Representative from Texas; B.A., Baylor University, 1949; LL.B from Baylor University, 1951; LL.M. from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1992; served in the U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, district attorney, 46th Texas Judicial District, 1951-1961; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the four succeeeding Congresses (Jan. 3, 1975-Jan. 3, 1985); first assistant attorney general of Texas, 1985-1987; elected to the Texas Supreme Court, (1988; 1992-1995); appointed to the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science by President William J. Clinton, (August 9, 1999-July 19, 2004); died on August 3, 2013, in Austin, Tex.; interment in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.)
Texas State Cemetery, viewed Nov. 16, 2018 Jack English Hightower (Justice on the Texas Supreme Court from 1988 until 1995)
Legislative Reference Library of Texas, viewed Nov. 16, 2018 Texas legislators, past & present (Jack Hightower; House, Jan. 13, 1953-Jan. 11, 1955; 53rd Legislature; Senate, Jan. 12, 1965-Jan. 14, 1975, 59th-63rd Legislature; Democrat; Vernon)