E. Ray Kirkpatrick
July 9: Born, Trenton, Fannin County Texas. Parents Homer E. and Mamie Swearingen Kirkpatrick
Graduated, Trenton High School. Member Future Farmers of America and editor of school paper.
U. S. Army, World War II. Served in Italy, France, and North Africa.
Texas House of Representatives. Youngest man in state history to chair Appropriations Committee
Graduate, Baylor School of Law
Private law practice
State Board of Insurance. Appointed Chairman for four years in 1972.
November 3: Died in Round Rock. Interred in State Cemetery in Austin.