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Centennial Quiz - May 25, 2008

1. Who held the office of Lubbock County judge the longest?
a. Bill Davis
b. P.F. Brown
c. Rodrick L. Shaw
d. Robert H. Bean

2. True or false?
The first school for Hispanics in Lubbock opened in 1935.

3. Who owned the first automobile in Lubbock?
a. Frank Wheelock
b. Fenner Tubbs
c. Rollie Burns
d. J.J. Dillard

4. True or false?
The first full-service gas station in Lubbock was built in 1915.

Answers:

1. Who held the office of Lubbock County judge the longest?

c. Rodrick L. Shaw held the office for 26 years from 1964 to 1990.

2. The first school for Hispanics in Lubbock opened in 1935.

False. The first school for Hispanics opened in 1920.

3. Who owned the first automobile in Lubbock?

c. Rollie Burns drove a Buick in 1907

4. The first full-service gas station in Lubbock was built in 1915.

False. The first full-service gas station opened in 1929 at 414 Ave. H.


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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