Dexter Harold Buchanan

Portrait of Dexter Harold Buchanan Headstone Photograph

Full Name: Dexter Harold Buchanan
Location: Section:Patriots' Hill, Section 1 (A)
Row:T  Number:19
Reason for Eligibility: Member, House of Representatives 
Birth Date: March 26, 1921 
Died: June 29, 2009 
Burial Date: July 2, 2009 

BUCHANAN, DEXTER HAROLD ( ~ 2008). The following is an obituary for Dexter Harold "Buck" Buchanan, former member of the Texas House of Representatives. The obituary was published in the July 1, 2009 edition of the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung.

"On June 29, 2009 D. H. "Buck" Buchanan passed away peacefully and has gone to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. During his lifetime, he faithfully served his country in WWII in the European Theater. After the war he was elected by the constituents of Gregg County to two terms in the Texas House of Representatives. He went on to be the first County Court of Law Judge of Comal County and after retiring from the bench, spent many years in private practice.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janette; his two sons Byron and James; seven grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. He was dearly loved and will be missed.

A graveside service will be Thursday, July 2,2009 at 10 a.m. at Texas State Cemetery in Austin.

In lieu of flowers, the Buchanan family asks that any donations be made to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch in Amarillo, Texas."

Further information is available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.


#8747) Served in the 52nd and 53rd sessions.
Entered by Administrator on 2/1/1998 12:11:18 PM

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