|Member of the Texas State Senate from the 16th district|
|President pro tempore of the Texas Senate|
|Born||May 21, 1916|
Santa Anna, Texas, U.S.
|Died||April 6, 2019 102) (aged|
Louis M. Crump (May 21, 1916 – April 6, 2019) was an American politician in the state of Texas. Crump was born in Santa Anna, Texas. He was a lawyer, residing in San Saba, Texas. He served in the Texas State Senate from 1959 to 1967 as a Democrat from the 16th district. From 1963 to 1967, he served as president pro tempore of the state senate.He turned 100 in May 2016 and died at the age of 102 in 2019.
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