John (I) Connally filmography and biography
Date of birth: 27 February 1917, Floresville, Texas, USA
Date of death: 15 June 1993, Houston, Texas, USA (pulmonary fibrosis)
John (I) Connally trivia
- Wounded during the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy in Dallas in 1963.
- Governor of Texas, 15 January 1963 - 21 January 1969.
- Brother of Merrill Connally.
- In 1980, he ran for President in a field of candidates that also included Ronald Reagan (I) and George Bush (I). He was, at the time, the first Governor of Texas to run for President. Appropriately, the other candidate, George Bush, is the father of former Governor of Texas, and U.S. President, George W. Bush.
- Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 3, 1991-1993, pp. 114-116. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001.
- Father of Sharon Connally and Mark M. Connally.
- Son of John Bowden Connally Sr. and Lela Wright.
- Graduated from the University of Texas law school in 1941.
- U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1961-1962), U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1971-1972).