Bevers, Denzil 2011-11-22

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Interviewee Name: Denzil Bevers

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Date: November 22, 2011


Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:46:58


Background, Born in Wellington, TX, Parents: John and Coda Bevers, Father worked in gin; mother in bank, Parents opened City Café, Father was a City Councilman, Had 2 brothers, Depression and Dust Bowl, Interest in Law, Mother’s work with county judge, School, Business degree from Texas Tech, After war, Worked in supply house, Law School, GI Time, WWII 71st Infantry 66th division, War stories, Election 1952, Influences to run, Resigned for job offer-Bob Huff, Terms, Interest in Lubbock and Huff, References and influences, Law school, Length of employment, Photo, Court case, Work, Location, Types of practice, Partners, Wife employed, Becoming judge, Law Business in Lubbock, Reasons for being slow, Crosby County story, Court Cases, First capital murder, Death penalty laws, Bootlegging, Service station story, Shetland pony story, Pornography Case, Distinguished Lawyer Award, 2006, Citizens National Bank, Supreme Court case, Credit Cards, Friends with Corbin, Plainview Governor Story, Old friends, Future Interview, Thanksgiving, Neighbors, Pool hall story, Interview Ended

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