AUSTIN (AP) - Ex-Gov. Dolph Briscoe has donated $100,000 to help
repair his fire-gutted former residence.
Briscoe, who was governor in the 1970s, made the presentation
Thursday in Austin as part of the private effort to rebuild the
devastated Governor's Mansion.
The June 8 fire has been ruled arson. So far no arrests.
The mansion was unoccupied and being renovated at the time of
the early-morning blaze.
Texas first lady Anita Perry this week launched the fund for
donations to help rebuild the 152-year-old structure.
Former Gov. Mark White and relatives of other ex-Texas
governors, who support the rebuilding, were on hand for the
To donate: www.texasonline.com
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