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Tom Pickett

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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.

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