Texas House Member

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Rep. Crownover, Myra

District 64

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Capitol Address:

Room 1N.10

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0582

(512) 463-0471 Fax

District Address:

P.O. Box 535

Lake Dallas, TX 75065

Phone: 940-321-0013

Fax: 940-497-0121

Counties Represented:

Denton (part)

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Biography

Myra Crownover is currently serving her eighth full term of office from House District 64. The district is located solely within Denton County, and includes the University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University and North Central Texas College.

Representative Crownover has been recognized several times over for her pro-conservative, pro-business stance on issues affecting both the Denton area as well as the State of Texas. She has been twice-selected as a "Champion for Free Enterprise" by the Texas Association of Business, their highest honor for an elected official. In 2009, she was presented with the 2009 Taxpayer Champion Award by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility and named "Guardian of the Rainy Day Fund" by the Republican Caucus.

A former public school teacher, Representative Crownover is currently involved in the banking and energy industries. She was raised in Colorado City, Texas, where she graduated from Colorado High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in education from Southern Methodist University and her Master's degree from Texas A&M University.

In 1970, Myra married Ronny Crownover, DVM. They celebrated their 30th anniversary before his death in March of 2000. Representative Crownover has lived and worked in Denton for over 30 years. She has four children and six grandchildren.

Myra Crownover se desempeña actualmente en su octavo periodo completo en el cargo por el Distrito 64 de la Cámara. El distrito está ubicado íntegramente en el condado de Denton e incluye a la Universidad del Norte de Texas, a la Universidad de la Mujer de Texas y a North Central Texas College.

La representante Crownover ha sido reconocida varias veces por sus posturas pro conservadoras y pro negocios en asuntos que afectan al área de Denton y al estado de Texas. La Asociación Texana de Negocios la ha seleccionado dos veces como Campeona de la Libre Empresa, su distinción más alta para un cargo público. En el 2009, recibió el Premio Campeona de los Contribuyentes otorgado por Texanos por la Responsabilidad Fiscal. El Bloque Republicano la nombró Protectora del Fondo para Eventualidades.

La representante Crownover se desempeñó anteriormente como docente en las escuelas públicas y trabaja, en la actualidad, en las industrias bancarias y de la energía. Creció en Colorado City, Texas, y se graduó allí en la Escuela Secundaria de Colorado. Más tarde, obtuvo su Licenciatura en Educación de la Universidad Metodista del Sur y su maestría de la Universidad de Texas A&M.

En 1970, Myra contrajo matrimonio con Ronny Crownover, doctor en Medicina Veterinaria. Antes de que él falleciera en marzo de 2000, celebraron su 30.° aniversario de bodas. La representante Crownover ha vivido y trabajado en Denton durante más de treinta años. Tiene cuatro hijos y seis nietos.

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