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Dolph Briscoe

Dolph BriscoeAKA Dolph Briscoe, Jr.

Born: 23-Apr-1923
Birthplace: Uvalde, TX
Died: 27-Jun-2010
Location of death: Uvalde, TX
Cause of death: Illness
Remains: Buried, Briscoe Rio Frio Ranch Cemetery, Uvalde, TX

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1973-79

Military service: US Army (WWII, China-Burma-India theater)

Owner of 600,000 acres of Texas land.

Father: Dolph Briscoe, Sr. (banker and cattleman, b. 1-Sep-1890, d. 15-Jul-1954)
Wife: Janey Slaughter (m. 12-Dec-1942, d. 12-Oct-2000 cardiovascular disease)
Son: Dolph Briscoe III ("Chip")
Daughter: Janey Briscoe Marmion
Daughter: Cele (m. John Carpenter III)

    High School: Uvalde High School, Uvalde, TX (1939)
    University: University of Texas (1942)

    Governor of Texas (1973-79)
    Texas State House of Representatives 79th (1953-57)
    Texas State House of Representatives 77th (1949-53)
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends of Hillary
    Gephardt for President
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John Kerry for President
    Chi Phi Fraternity
    Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity

Author of books:
Dolph Briscoe: My Life in Texas Ranching and Politics (2008)

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