Look Who's Talking about Texas History

Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Amazing People from Lubbock County Texas
Wayne Tippit
Wayne Tippit

Wayne Tippit was born in Lubbock, Texas December 19, 1932. He grew up in Tahoka and graduated from Tahoka High School. After graduation he studied speech and drama at Texas Tech College before transferring to the University of Iowa where he graduated in 1953. Tippit was a character actor performing on stage, television and movies.

He was best known to TV fans for his roles as Ted Adamson on the 1970s and 1980s CBS soap opera, Search for Tomorrow and later as Palmer Woodward, the father of Heather Locklear's character, Amanda Woodward, on the Fox primetime soap opera, Melrose Place, during the 1990s.

Tippet died August 28,  2009 of complications from emphysema in Los Angeles. He was 76.

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay #Ad)

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas (Facebook)

Famous Actors from West TexasFamous Celebrities from West Texas
Famous People from Lubbock County TexasMore Lubbock County People
Famous People from Lynn County TexasPeople from Lynn County Texas and Their Amazing achievments
Books about Lynn County People and Places

Books about Lynn County Texas People and PlacesBooks about Tahoka, New Home, O'Donnell, Wilson, Grassland and Wayside Texas.

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County

Lubbock County Treasures (eBay Ads)

Lubbock County TreasureLubbock County Treasures