November 25 in San Antonio history…

1857
The San Antonio Fire Company is established on this date, A. A. Lockwood, chief.

1946
San Antonio Transit Co. workmen began to clear Tech field in preparation for the company’s construction of a new maintenance shop and garage facilities. This ends all hopes of the San Antonio Missions using the area as a playing field in 1947.

1963
Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez, D-Texas, has issued a call to the Texas Municipal Police Officers Association to raise funds for the family of police officer J. D. Tippitt, killed in Dallas. Gonzalez who is an honorary member of the association, sent communications to other members in an effort “to make sure that this family is not forgotten.”

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