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Lawmaker who helped create M.D. Anderson, dies

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POSTED: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Friday, November 22, 2013 - 7:14am

Senterfitt died Wednesday at age 96

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; former Texas House speaker Reuben Senterfitt, who co-authored legislation that created the world-famous M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, died Wednesday at age 96 after developing complications from pneumonia, his family said in a statement.

The longtime state lawmaker died at an assisted-living center in Buda. To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Reuben-Senterfitt-ex-Texas-House-speaker-dies-4997632.php?cmpid=houtexhcat

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