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Document Details


Title: Oscar Mauzy
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Denver. College of Law
Collection: Sweatt v. Painter: Archival and Textual Sources
Description: Oscar H. Mauzy entered The University of Texas under the GI Bill after serving in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Texas in 1950 and an LL.B. from the School of Law in 1952. A native of Houston's Fifth Ward, Mauzy served 20 years in the Texas Senate, representing the 23rd Senatorial District in Dallas, and in 1986 was elected to the first of two terms on the Texas Supreme Court. He also practiced law and has been active in the Democratic Party.
URL: http://www.law.du.edu/russell/lh/sweatt/docs/moh.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1996 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mauzy, Oscar H.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Senator; Supreme Court Justice
Document location: Austin, TX
Document date: 26-Apr-1996
Interviewer: Scarborough, Sheree
Organizations discussed: U.S. Supreme Court; University of Texas, Austin, TX
Locations discussed: Austin, TX; North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actions and defenses; African Americans--Segregation--Texas; Austin, TX; Law schools--Admission; North America; Oral history; Segregation in education--Texas; Texas; U.S. Supreme Court; United States; University of Texas, Austin, TX
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0026282-28371