James Martin Franks – Tyler Morning Telegraph

James Martin Franks  Tyler Morning Telegraph

“Jimmy” grew up in the Tyler community, attending Gary Elementary, Hogg Junior High School, Tyler High, and graduating from Kemper Military School in Booneville, Missouri. At the University of Texas at Austin he became a superfan of the football team and the overall college experience. Although he graduated in 1960, his love for the Longhorns never left him, and he continued to watch every game that he could wearing his longhorn jacket and cheering on the team with his friends.

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