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Kenneth Williams Kohler
Full Name: Kenneth Williams Kohler
Date of birth: August 20, 1930
Date of death: July 5, 2011

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Nov 27, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Amarillo / Potter   Potter

(1) Kenneth Kohler, in special election 11/19/1961, took office 11/27/1961, succeeded J. Edgar Wilson, died 8/4/1961. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Sworn 11/27/1961. Oaths of Office.
(3) Edgar Wilson, deceased 8/24/1961, replaced by Kenneth Kohler, 11/18/1961. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Other Resources
  • "The first Republican from the Panhandle to serve in the Texas Legislature," "Area's 1st GOP State Legislator Dies," 7/17/2011. Amarillo Globe-News.
  • "Republican Takes Oath as Legislator," 11/27/1961, p. 4B. "Texas' first Republican legislator in nearly a decade." Corpus Christi Times.
  • Kenneth Williams Kohler, birth date 8/20/1930 in Amarillo, Potter County; death date 7/5/2011 in Amarillo. Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935; U.S. Social Security Death Index. FamilySearch. FamilySearch
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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