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Beauford H. Jester

AKA Beauford Halbert Jester

Born: 12-Jan-1893
Birthplace: Corsicana, TX
Died: 11-Jul-1949
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Remains: Buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1947-49

Military service: US Army (WWI, Capt.)

Father: George Taylor Jester (Lt. Governor of Texas, b. 23-Aug-1847, d. 19-Jul-1922)
Mother: Frances P. Gordon (b. 21-Apr-1861, d. 3-Oct-1953)
Wife: Mabel Buchanan (m. 15-Jun-1921, one son, two daughters)
Son: Beauford, Jr. (b. 20-Nov-1938, d. 18-Oct-1958)
Daughter: Barbara Buchanan Jester Burris (b. 10-Mar-1925, d. 1-Jan-2011)
Daughter: Joan

    University: AB, University of Texas (1916)
    Law School: Harvard Law School
    Law School: LLB, University of Texas (1920)
    Regent: University of Texas (1929-34)

    Governor of Texas (1947-49)
    Texas State Official Texas Railroad Commission (1943-47)
    State Bar of Texas


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