2017 Publication Award

The San Antonio Conservation Society presented their 2017 Publication Award to Dr. Patrick Cox for the publication: Picturing Texas Politics: A Photographic History from Sam Houston to Rick Perry. Chuck Bailey and Dr. Patrick Cox coauthored the volume published by the University of Texas Press.

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Patrick Cox, Ph.D., is an award-winning, nationally recognized historian, author, and conservationist. A sixth-generation Texan who resides with his wife Brenda in Wimberley, Texas, he is president of Patrick Cox Consultants, LLC. His firm specializes in historical research and projects for individuals, corporations, legal firms, and nonprofit organizations.

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Dr. Patrick Cox of Wimberley, Texas in an award-winning and acclaimed historian, author and conservationist. A sixth generation Texan, he resides in Wimberley, Texas and is President of Patrick Cox Consultants, LLC. His firm specializes in historical research, writing projects and oral histories for individuals, corporations, public agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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Sam Rayburn of Texas – The Longest Serving Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Awards & Recognition

  • Texas Oral History Association Kenneth E. Hendrickson Award - 2017
  • San Antonio Conservation Society Publication Award - 2017
  • Distinguished Alumni, Texas State University - 2014


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Texas State University presented the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas State Alumni Association for professional and personal accomplishments.

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