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莫菲特图书馆庆祝格雷厄姆赛尔的100岁生日

莫菲特图书馆庆祝格雷厄姆赛尔的100岁生日

他是一个小城镇的孩子谁去华盛顿特区和代表的北德州11年的人。

网赌网址的图书馆莫菲特将迎来射手城市原生格雷厄姆B的遗产。赛尔JR。下午4时周五,5月3日,纪念什么将是他的百岁寿辰。朋友和家庭成员将分享赛尔的回忆,谁担任第13国会选区自1962年至1973年其代表。

期间,他在众议院的时间,赛尔在使欧元北约联合喷气机飞行员的培训计划,谢泼德空军基地,飞行员在1966年德国代表团,他每周的房子祈祷早餐集团的总裁开始扮演一个重要组成部分。

Purcell was born in Archer City May 5, 1919. He attended public school there, then left to attend Texas A&M College, a time that was interrupted by World War II and his service in the Army. Purcell returned to A&M after the war in 1946 to earn his bachelor's degree in animal husbandry. He graduated from Baylor Law School in 1949 and practiced law in West Texas and Wichita Falls. In 1955, Texas Governor Allen Shivers appointed Purcell judge of Wichita County's 89th District Court, where he served for six years. Purcell was active in civic and church-related activities and was named Outstanding Citizen of Wichita Falls during that time.

赛尔被评为代表对1960年和1964年民主党全国代表大会;然后通过特别选举中当选为民主党对国会87至填补由于U的辞职空缺。秒。代表。坦率ikard。他蝉联五个方面。当地区在70年代初进行重组,他失去了在1972年他的竞选连任。

After his political career, Purcell practiced law in Washington, D.C., for the next 15 years. He was a founding partner of Bishop, Cook, Purcell & Reynolds, which grew to more than 100 attorneys. He returned to Wichita Falls in 1988. Purcell and his wife, Nancy, were the 2010 recipients of the Patsy Baggett Award that recognizes those who aid local children in crisis.

在1993年,美国国会通过的法案,市中心的邮局大楼在Wichita Falls被指定为格雷厄姆湾赛尔JR。邮局和联邦大楼。赛尔死于2011年6月11日,在威奇托福尔斯。

莫菲特图书馆藏书的赛尔公司从他的时间作为代表国会论文141个箱。试卷包括来自该关注他的职业活动的信件,众多的政府文件,网页 国会记录 包含他的演讲,1967年至1972年的通讯已发送给选民,他的投票记录,并包含所有他自己在家里的职业生涯中处理的票据的简要讨论的笔记本电脑。赛尔家族也捐了一些个人物品从他的弓箭手市家莫菲特库在2013年。

有关更多信息,请联系特藏图书管理员cortny贝茨在940-397-4173或 cortny.bates@msutexas.edu.