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Tom Pickett

Tom Pickett, American congressman. member 79th to 82d Congresses (1945-1952), 7th Texas District.

Background

  • Pickett, Tom was born on August 14, 1906 in Travis, Texas, United States. Son of James D’Aubigne and Helen Augusta (Mackey) Pickett.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Iola, Texas, and Palestine, Texas. Palestine Business College. University of Texas.

    Career

    • Admitted to Texas bar, 1929, and since practiced law, Palestine. Company attorney, Anderson County, Texas, 1931-1934, district attorney, Third Judicial District of Texas, 1935-1944. Member 79th to 82d Congresses (1945-1952), 7th Texas District.

      Vice president National Coal Association (Washington), 1952-1961, Association American Railroads (Washington), 1961-1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 79th to 82d Congresses (1945-1952), 7th Texas District.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Louise Watson, August 30, 1938. Children: Helen Louise, Alice Melinda.
    • father: James D’Aubigne Pickett
    • mother: Helen Augusta (Mackey) Pickett
    • spouse: Alice Louise Watson
    • children: Helen Louise Pickett
    • Alice Melinda Pickett
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    Born August 14, 1906
    Died June 7, 1980
    (aged 73)
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