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Centennial Quiz - May 18, 2008

1. Who was Lubbock County judge when the city was incorporated in 1909?
a. John R. McGee
b. P.F. Brown
c. Robert H. Bean
d. J.D. Caldwell

2. True or false?
Texas Tech students and anyone else who wanted to get a ride to downtown Lubbock, gathered at the corner of then College Avenue (now University) and Broadway and held up their thumbs to hitch a ride.

3. What Lubbock mayor died in office in the 1980s?
a. B.C. “Peck” McMinn
b. Bill McAlister
c. W.D. “Dub” Rogers
d. Morris Turner

4. True or false?
The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra was established in 1935.

Answers:

1. Who was Lubbock County judge when the city was incorporated in 1909?

a. John R. McGee

2. Texas Tech students and anyone else who wanted to get a ride to downtown Lubbock, gathered at the corner of then College Avenue (now University) and Broadway and held up their thumbs to hitch a ride.

True

3. What Lubbock mayor died in office in the 1980s?

b. Bill McAlister

4. The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra was established in 1935.

False. The orchestra was established in 1946.


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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