Jim Granberry

Jim Granberry

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Harlan Granberry, Sr., known as Jim Granberry, is a former mayor of Lubbock, Texas, who guided the city through a series of tornadoes that shattered the region on May 11, 1970. He imposed a curfew to restore order. He had just become mayor when the tornadoes occurred. He served only one two-year term from 1970-1972. He was a member of the Lubbock City Council from 1966-1970. He did not seek a second two-year term in 1972 and was succeeded by city councilman Morris W. Turner. Mayors and council members in Texas are all officially nonpartisan, but Granberry was known to be a Republican. In 1974, Granberry was the Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee. He lost the general election by a wide margin to incumbent Democratic Governor Dolph Briscoe of Uvaldeshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136743396
  • 9786136743394