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Centennial Quiz - September 14, 2008

1. Who was governor of Texas when Lubbock was incorporated in 1910?
a. Francis R. Lubbock
b. James E. “Pa” Ferguson
c. Thomas Mitchell Campbell
d. William P. Hobby

2. True or false?
Main Street and Broadway originally carried similar names. Main Street was known as North First Street, while Broadway was called South First Street.

3. What Estacado quarterback, who led the Matadors to the 1968 state football championship, returned to the school in 2000 as its principal?
a. Kenneth Wallace
b. David Moody
c. James Mosley
d. Larry Isaac

4.True or false?
No Lubbock mayor has held office more than three terms.

Answers:

1. Who was governor of Texas when Lubbock was incorporated in 1910?

c. Thomas Mitchell Campbell

2. Main Street and Broadway originally carried similar names. Main Street was known as North First Street, while Broadway was called South First Street.

True

3. What Estacado quarterback, who led the Matadors to the 1968 state football championship, returned to the school in 2000 as its principal?

a. Kenneth Wallace

4. No Lubbock mayor has held office more than three terms.

True.


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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