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Beau Boulter (class of 1960)

Member of the United States House of Representatives for Texas's 13th congressional district from 1985 to 1989

What is Beau Boulter (class of 1960) known for?

Eldon Beau Boulter, often known simply as Beau Boulter, a proud alumnus of Levelland High School, Class of 1960, made his mark in American politics as a member of the United States House of Representatives. A born Texan, Beau came into this world on February 23, 1942, in El Paso, Texas, before moving with his family to Levelland, Texas.

After completing his high school education, Beau furthered his studies at the University of Texas at Austin, earning his bachelor's degree in 1965. His love for learning did not stop there, as he pursued legal studies at Baylor Law School, graduating in 1968. Beau applied his law degree in practice in Amarillo, Texas, and even served on the Amarillo City Commission.

His political career saw a significant rise when, in 1985, Beau was elected to represent Texas's 13th district in the United States House of Representatives. Beau served the district, succeeding Jack Hightower, with dedication and integrity. His tenure in office was notable for his staunch positions on key issues of the time. However, in 1989, Beau's stint in the House of Representatives came to an end, with Bill Sarpalius succeeding him.

After leaving the House, Beau set his sights on the United States Senate, securing a nomination, but unfortunately was not successful in his bid. Despite this, Beau's contributions to Texas and American politics remain noteworthy to this day.

For further reading, check out more about Beau's life and career on his Congressional Biography and delve into the city of his birth, El Paso, to learn more about where it all began.