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Texas History - Coke R. Stevenson

The 35th Governor of Texas was Coke Robert Stevenson.
Accomplishments: Stevenson concerned himself with soil conservation, expansion of and permanent financing for a state highway system, expansion of the University of Texas, and increases in teacher's salaries. He emphasized conservative fiscal policies and converted the state's deficit into a surplus by the time he left office.
He was born on March 20, 1888 in Mason County, Texas and died on June 28, 1975 in San Angelo, Texas.