City Council

  Mayor Bob Brown
  Ward 1 Victor Travis
  Ward 2 Robert Shankle
  Ward 3 Lynn Torres
  Ward 4 Don Langston
  Ward 5 Rufus Duncan
  Ward 6 Sarah Murray


Councilmember Ward 5

(936) 632-3300

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Councilmember Rufus Duncan was elected to the City Council in 2005. He is the CEO of Higginbotham Holdings, Ltd, the holding company of a group of home center stores located across Texas. Mr. Duncan received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Mr. Duncan has served as Chairman of the Lufkin Landscape Task Force, President of Angelina Beautiful Clean, President of the Homebuilders Association of Lufkin, and as a commissioner on the Planning and Zoning Commission. He is presently President of the Lumberman's Association of Texas, a Board Member of the Angelina County Appraisal District and a Board Member of the Lufkin Firefighter's Pension Board..

He and his wife, Marianna Duncan, have one son, Scott.