Travis A. Peeler

Travis A. Peeler

Full Name: Travis Alonzo Peeler
Date of birth: January 17, 1925
Date of death: March 19, 2005

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45-2 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Nueces
H 36-2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1) (2)   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Nueces
H 36-2 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Nueces
H 36-2 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat Corpus Christi / Nueces   Nueces

(1) Oath of office date not found in journal. Not present at organization of House 1/12/1965. Granted leave of absence due to illness 1/12/1965, p. 5. HSR 11 wishing speedy recovery from surgery, p. 17. Listed with excused absences through 1/18/1965. Present for roll call on 1/19/1965. House Journal.
(2) Undated oath of office signed by Associate Justice Paul W. Nye. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 2005, p. 880. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • "Travis Peeler: Texan's Texas and True Friend," 3/25/2005, p. A13. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Obituary, "Travis Peeler, Lawyer, Activist, Dies," 3/22/2005, p. B1. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Obituary, 3/24/2005, p. 5B. Notes Peeler proposed the bill, which passed, to abolish the poll tax. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Travis Alonzo Peeler, birth date 1/17/1925 in Atascosa County. FamilySearch Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  • "Gathering of the Texas Herd," by T.J. Barragy, Journal of South Texas, Spring 1998, pp. 1-17. Included in the Lucky S&L online reference library. Describes efforts of J. Frank Dobie, Graves Peeler, et al. to save the Texas longhorn. Lucky S&L Ranch, 2004.


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Committee Information top

60th R.S. - 1967
Interstate Cooperation (Vice Chair) 
Juvenile Crime and Delinquency  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
59th R.S. - 1965
Constitutional Amendments  
Language Disorders in Children  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Visit Certain Military Installations, Special  
58th R.S. - 1963
Conservation and Reclamation  
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
57th R.S. - 1961
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Game and Fisheries  
Licensing and Examining Boards  
Motor Traffic  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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