Maury Maverick, Jr

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Maury Maverick, Jr

Birth
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Jan 2003 (aged 82)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8072057 · View Source
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Texas State Legislator, Lawyer, and Journalist . He graduated from the Texas Military Institute in 1938. He later received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Texas, in Austin, attended Loyola Law School, in Los Angeles, and graduated from St. Mary's University, in San Antonio, in 1949. During World War II, he served in the rank of a Major in the US Marine Corp. From 1951 - 1957, he served in the Texas House of Representatives. He then ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat for the US Senate seat vacated by Lyndon B. Johnson in 1960. During his career as a lawyer, he won important civil rights cases, including two landmark victories before the US Supreme Court. In 1980, he started a second career as a newspaper columnist for the San Antonio Express-News .


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  • Created by: Deleon Todd
  • Added: 9 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8072057
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maury Maverick, Jr (3 Jan 1921–28 Jan 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8072057, citing San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Deleon Todd (contributor 46567870) .