Eugene V. Lux

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Eugene V. Lux
Representative Eugene Lux.jpg
Lux in 1977
Member of the Washington Senate
from the 11th legislative district
In office
May 31, 1988 (1988-05-31) – November 8, 1988 (1988-11-08)
Preceded byAvery Garrett
Succeeded byLeo K. Thorsness
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the Position 2, 11th legislative district
In office
January 10, 1983 (1983-01-10) – May 31, 1988 (1988-05-31)
Preceded byMichael E. Patrick
Succeeded byMargarita Prentice
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the Position 2, 35th legislative district
In office
August 18, 1975 (1975-08-18) – January 10, 1983 (1983-01-10)
Preceded byWilliam "Bill" Chatalas
Succeeded byMax Vekich
Member of the Washington Senate
from the 35th legislative district
In office
August 1, 1973 (1973-08-01) – November 6, 1973 (1973-11-06)
Preceded byRobert C. "Bob" Ridder
Succeeded byRuthe Ridder
Personal details
Born
Eugene Victor Lux

(1926-08-16)August 16, 1926
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
DiedJune 21, 2019(2019-06-21) (aged 92)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
OccupationSelf-employed building contractor

Eugene Victor "Gene" Lux (August 16, 1926 – June 21, 2019) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 35th Legislative District and then the 11th Legislative District from 1973 through 1988.

Lux was also appointed to two brief tenures in the Washington State Senate in the 35th and 11th legislative districts in 1973 and 1988, respectively.[1] He lost his re-election bid to the Washington Senate in 1988 to Colonel Leo K. Thorsness.

Lux was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He worked as a self-employed building contractor.[2] Lux died on June 21, 2019 at his Seattle home at the age of 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Campos, Paul (1 June 2012). "State of Washington Members of the Legislature 1889 – 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-01-04. Retrieved 2014-10-05.
  2. Washington (State). Office of the Governor; Washington (State). Office of the Secretary of State (1988). Washington State Yearbook. Information Press. ISSN 0736-3850. Retrieved 2014-10-05.
  3. "Eugene Lux Obituary - Seattle, WA". Legacy.com. The Seattle Times. Retrieved 15 July 2019.