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Raymond E. Buck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 13

Scope and Contents

This collection contains ledgers and scrapbooks. Also Series I. Commercial Standard Insurance Company, Series II. Midway Airport Corporation, Series III. Fort Worth Air Terminal, Series Iv. American Airlines, Series V. Convair, Series VII. Legal, Series VI. Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Series VII. Politics, Series IX. Personal and Memorabilia, Series X. First Officers Training Camp Association.

Dates

  • 1924 - 1942

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Raymond Buck was born July 13, 1894. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 1913, then went on the University of Texas for his law degree, passing the bar in 1919. He had a private law practice in Fort Worth, then became increasingly active in civic affairs. He became President of Commercial Standard Insurance Company from 1952-1957. He was president of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and Vice Chairman of Continental National Bank. He was very active in aviation, serving on boards of Southwest Airport and others. He was also very active in the Democratic party, managing the campaign of Lyndon Baines Johnson's first senatorial campaign, then later for the Kennedy campaign. He died March 27, 1971 in Fort Worth, after a brief illness.

Extent

1 Linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Vault: HC3 Wright Storage: 11C4-12D6
Title
Raymond E. Buck Papers
Author
Lisa Pena
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

Contact:
TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-4566
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)