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Victor Travis
Councilmember Ward 1

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Victor L. Travis was born in Galveston Texas and moved to Lufkin shortly after birth. Mr. Travis spent his early years in Lufkin attending Brandon and Garrett Elementary Schools. At the age of 9 Mr. Travis started traveling as a military dependent visiting many states and countries. He attended and graduated high school from International School Bangkok in Bangkok Thailand. Following Graduation Mr. Travis returned to Lufkin Texas where he lived and worked until being drafted into the United States Army.

After a twenty year career in the military Mr. Travis retired from the US Army and returned to Lufkin. He attended Steven F. Austin State University where he received a Bachelorís Degree in Education.

Mr. Travis teaching career began teaching science and social studies at Brandon Elementary school for 9 years. He then moved on to Lufkin Middle School where he was a Science teacher for 11 years. After twenty years of teaching He retired from Lufkin Independent School District.

He is married to Mrs. Andrea Eoff Travis, who teaches for LISD.

Mr. Travis has five children. Diana M. Smith, Victor L. Travis Jr., Krystal L. Travis, Quisha T Travis and Shandra Travis Moore.

Mr. Travis is very active in his community giving of his time and services to people in need, joining with organizations to make Lufkin a better place for all to live. He is now a member of the Neighborhood Leadership Council of North Lufkin. An organization dedicated to the revitalization of North Lufkin and raising the standard of living for all Lufkin communities

Mr. and Mrs. Travis are both friends of the zoo.