George H. Mahon

George H. Mahon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Herman Mahon was a Texas politician who served twenty-two consecutive terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives from the Lubbock-based 19th congressional district. His legacies inclu de the development of federal farm programs, the establishment of the former Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock and Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring, leadership in the development of Interstate 27, a short connection between Amarillo and Lubbock, and disaster relief during droughts and tornadoes common to West Texas. Mahon was born to John Kirkpatrick Mahon and the former Lola Willis in the Mahon community near Haynesville in Claiborne Parish in far northern Louisiana. In 1908, Mahon's family moved to Loraine in Mitchell County, Texas, where young George graduated from Loraine High School
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
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  • 9786136748290