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David Sibley

Politician
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Born 1948

David McAdams Sibley, Sr., is a lobbyist and attorney in Austin and Waco, Texas, who served from 1991 to 2002 as a Republican member of the Texas State Senate. Previously, he was from 1987 to 1988 the mayor of Waco, then an unelected and still a nonpartisan position, as are all elected municipal offices in Texas.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1949 Birth Born in 1949.

TWENTIES

1970 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Sibley is a 1970 graduate of Baptist-affiliated Baylor University in Waco, where he was the captain of the basketball team and was named "Honorable mention" All-Southwest Conference.
1974 25 Years Old He graduated with honors from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1974 and finished a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. … Read More

THIRTIES

1984 35 Years Old He was the District III city council member from 1984 until he became mayor for a year. … Read More
1987 38 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Previously, he was from 1987 to 1988 the mayor of Waco, then an unelected and still a nonpartisan position, as are all elected municipal offices in Texas. … Read More

FORTIES

1991 42 Years Old Sibley was initially elected to the state Senate in a special election in 1991 from District 9, when incumbent Chet Edwards was elected to the United States House of Representatives, where he served in a Waco-based district. … Read More

FIFTIES

2000 51 Years Old As a senator, Sibley chaired the Business and Commerce Committee for four sessions. He carried bills to deregulate the telephone and electric industries. Late in 2000, he lost the Senate vote for lieutenant governor by a single ballot, 16-15. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2009 60 Years Old …  The younger Sibley first said that he would support Republican Speaker Tom Craddick of Midland in the 2009 race for presiding officer but later declared his opposition to Craddick's after Craddick directed large sums of money to the incumbent. Anderson was a staunch Craddick ally. Craddick was replaced by Joe Straus of San Antonio though Craddick remains the senior member of the state House, with service dating to 1969.
A Dallas blogger described Sibley's 2010 special election defeat as "unthinkable. … Read More
2016 67 Years Old The Waco residents are active in their church and have a daughter, Rachel Sibley Reid of Waco; and two sons, David McAdams Sibley Jr., elected in 2016 as Criminal District Attorney of a three county judicial district that includes Bosque, Hamilton and Comanche Counties, and Jonathan Sibley, a criminal defense attorney in Waco.
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