Maverick, Maury, 1895-1954

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Epithet: Jr, member of the State of Texas House of Representatives

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Maury Maverick, lawyer, Congressman, businessman, public official, was born in San Antonio, Texas, October 23, 1895. He attended Virginia Military Institute in 1912-1913 and the University of Texas in 1913-1916; in 1937 he took a special course in Economics at St. Mary's University. He practiced law in San Antonio for several years. He also formed and served as Vice-President of the Kelley-Maverick Lumber Company in San Antonio. Maverick was very active in civic affairs, and organized the Citizens' League of San Antonio, Texas, in 1929. He served as tax collector of Bexar County, Texas in (1929, 1931) and as a Representative to the United States Congress (1935-1939), where he served on the Military Affairs Committee and the Sub-Committee on Aviation. In Congress, Maverick was known for his participation in passing and strengthening New Deal programs. Maverick was elected Mayor of San Antonio in 1939 and served until 1941; he is credited with bringing reform the to local government and led the restoration of La Villita, the historic Spanish village in modern San Antonio. During World War II he was a member of the War Production Board and chairman of the Smaller War Plants Corporation. Maverick was also an author and wrote the books "A Maverick American" (1937) and "In Blood and Ink: The Life and Documents of American Democracy" (1939), as well as numerous articles. He died in San Antonio, Texas, on June 7, 1954.

From the description of Maverick, Maury, Sr., collection, 1769-1989. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 75660199

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referencedIn Southern Conference for Human Welfare. National Committee to Abolish the Poll Tax records, 1941-1948. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers of Alvin J. Wirtz. 1929 - 1971. Department of Interior Files of Alvin J. Wirtz Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Biggers, Don Hampton, 1869-1957. Collection, 1919-1961. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Maverick, Maury, 1895-1954. Maverick, Maury, Sr., collection, 1769-1989. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Maverick, Maury, 1921-2003. Maverick, Maury, Jr., papers, 1921- University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bertram D. Lewis Papers, 1883-1974, (bulk 1927-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Lyndon Baines Johnson Archives Collection. 1931 - 1968. Congressional Correspondence Files Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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referencedIn Lewin, Bertram David, 1896-. Papers of Bertram David Lewin, 1883-1974 (bulk 1927-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Biography -- Maverick, Maury, Sr. -- Maverick cross. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Maury Maverick Jr. Papers 83-288; 83-317; 83-390; 84-61; 84-84; 85-220; 86-10; 86-97; 87-113; 89-282; 93-212; 95-142; 93-176; 95-223; 95-264; 96-320; 96-351; 97-264; 2000-008; 2003-169; 2006-271; 2011-086. 21398758., [ca. 1835-2000] Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn History -- 1930-1939 -- Communist rally. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Eleuterio Escobar Papers 23103759., 1906-1971 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
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referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1972 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn La Villita Corporation. La Villita Corporation Records, 1939-1966 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
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referencedIn Maury Maverick, Sr. Collection, 1769-1954, 1989 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
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referencedIn La Villita Corporation Records 93-033., 1939-1966 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
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associatedWith Escobar, Eleuterio, 1894-1970 person
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associatedWith Maverick, Albert, 1854-1947. person
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associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
La Villita (San Antonio, Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)
Texas--San Antonio
America, North America
United States
New York, U.S.A.
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Politicians
World War, 1914-1918
Historic districts
Historic preservation
Lawyers
Legislators
Mayor
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Birth 1895-10-23

Death 1954-06-07

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