Coke R. Stevenson Photo

Coke R. Stevenson

Born: Mar 20, 1888

Death: Jun 28, 1975

Birthplace: Mason County

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Coke R. Stevenson

Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1888
Date of Death : Jun 28, 1975
Birth Place : Mason County

Coke Robert Stevenson was the 35th Governor of Texas from 1941 to 1947. He was the only 20th century Texan politician to serve as Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, as Lieutenant Governor, and then as governor. In 1966, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark marker number 5118, honoring Stevenson, was placed on the Kimble County Courthouse grounds in Junction, Texas.

Profession


  • Lawyer

Also known as


  • Coke Stevenson

Spouse


  • Fay Wright
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