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Centennial Quiz - October 26, 2008

1. Who succeeded longtime U.S. Rep. George Mahon as Lubbock’s representative in Washington?
a. Delwin Jones
b. David Langston
c. Kent Hance
d. Larry Combest

2. True or false?
Lowrey Field, home of Lubbock’s high school football teams, opened in 1961.

3. What was the name of a former popular men’s clothing store on Broadway in downtown Lubbock?
a. Malouf’s
b. S&Q Clothiers
c. Ralph’s Men’s Store
d. The Suitcase

4.True or false?
The first church in Lubbock County was organized in 1890 by the Quakers, headed by Paris Cox.

Answers:

1. Who succeeded longtime U.S. Rep. George Mahon as Lubbock’s representative in Washington?

c. Kent Hance, who defeated George W. Bush to represent District 19.

Lowrey Field, home of Lubbock’s high school football teams, opened in 1961.

True

What was the name of a former popular men’s clothing store on Broadway in downtown Lubbock?

b. S&Q Clothiers

The first church in Lubbock County was organized in 1890 by the Quakers, headed by Paris Cox.

True


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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