New Fund Created For Children Of Texas Soldiers Killed In War - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/21/04

New Fund Created For Children Of Texas Soldiers Killed In War

A former Texas Governor marked Texas Independence Day by announcing a new plan to help children of Texans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Former Governor Dolph Briscoe says the Travis Fund will help those children meet the costs of a college education. The fund will help pay for room and board, fees and other college-related costs.

It's named for William Barret Travis, who commanded soldiers at the Alamo and died there in 1836. He left behind two small children.

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