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  Daniel, M. Price
NameM. Price Daniel
Liberty, Texas , United States
Born October 10, 1910
DiedAugust 25, 1988 (77 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 25, 2015 04:15am
InfoBorn in Dayton, Liberty County, Tex., October 10, 1910; attended the public schools of Liberty and Fort Worth, Tex.; reporter, Fort Worth Star-Telegram 1926-1927 and Waco News Tribune 1929-1931; graduated from Baylor University, Waco, Tex., in 1931 and from the law school of the same university in 1932; admitted to the Texas bar in 1932 and began practice in Liberty, Tex.; co-owner and publisher of two weekly newspapers; member, State house of representatives 1939-1943, serving as speaker in 1943; enlisted as a private in the United States Army in 1943 and served in the Pacific Theater and in Japan until discharged as a captain in June 1946; attorney general of Texas 1946-1953; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate for the term beginning January 3, 1953, and served until his resignation January 14, 1957; Governor of Texas 1957-1963; practiced law in Liberty and Austin, Tex., 1963-1967; appointed by President Lyndon Johnson as Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Assistant to the President for Federal-State Relations 1967-1969; also served on the National Security Council and as President Johnson´┐Żs liaison with Governors; served 8 years as a member of the Texas supreme court; resumed the practice of law; died in Liberty, Tex., August 25, 1988; interment in the family burial ground.


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Son Marion Price Daniel, Jr. 1941-1981
Father Marion Price Daniel 1882-1937
Brother Bill Daniel 1915-2006

  05/05/1962 TX Governor - D Primary Lost 17.17% (-12.64%)
  11/08/1960 TX Governor Won 72.75% (+45.49%)
  05/07/1960 TX Governor - D Primary Won 59.46% (+18.91%)
  11/04/1958 TX Governor Won 88.09% (+76.18%)
  07/26/1958 TX Governor - D Primary Won 60.61% (+41.88%)
  11/06/1956 TX Governor Won 78.34% (+63.19%)
  08/25/1956 TX Governor - D Runoff Won 50.11% (+0.23%)
  07/28/1956 TX Governor - D Primary Won 39.88% (+10.50%)
  11/04/1952 TX US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/26/1952 TX US Senate - D Primary Won 72.55% (+50.51%)
  11/07/1950 TX Attorney General Won 89.91% (+79.82%)
  11/02/1948 TX Attorney General Won 88.01% (+76.46%)
  11/05/1946 TX Attorney General Won 91.51% (+83.01%)
TX US President - Nov 06, 1956 R Dwight David Eisenhower
US President National Vote - Nov 04, 1952 R Dwight David Eisenhower
TX US President - Nov 04, 1952 R Dwight David Eisenhower