Lewis Wesley Cutrer

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Lewis Cutrer
53rd Mayor of Houston
In office
1958–1964
Preceded by Oscar Holcombe
Succeeded by Louie Welch
Personal details
Born Lewis Wesley Cutrer
November 5, 1904
Osyka, Mississippi
Died May 7, 1981
Houston, Texas
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Mississippi
Profession Attorney
Lewis W. Cutrer Terminal C at George Bush Intercontinental Airport is named after Cutrer.

Lewis Wesley Cutrer (1904–1981) served as Mayor of Houston, Texas from 1957–1963. Among his chief accomplishments while in office were the construction of Houston Intercontinental Airport (now George Bush Intercontinental Airport) and the Lake Livingston development project.[1]

The Houston Airport System named Lewis W. Cutrer Terminal C at George Bush Intercontinental Airport after Cutrer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cutrer, Lewis Wesley". The Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved February 9, 2007. 
  2. ^ Gonzales, J. R. "A little on Lewis Cutrer." Houston Chronicle. November 5, 2007. Retrieved on January 17, 2009.
Preceded by
Oscar Holcombe
Mayor of Houston, Texas
1958–1964
Succeeded by
Louie Welch