Councilmember Ward 4
Mayor Pro Tem
Don Langston was elected to the City Council in May 2003 and is
presently serving as Mayor Pro Tem.
Mr. Langston is the Chairman of Langston Construction, Inc., a
commercial construction company located in Lufkin and licensed in
Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas. Mr. Langston previously served as
Chairman of the City of Lufkin Zoning Board of Adjustments and
Appeals and Chairman of the City of Lufkin’s Construction Board of
Adjustments and Appeals. Mr. Langston also served twice as President
of the Lufkin Homebuilders Association and was active in the
National Association of Builders, serving on various committees. He
served two terms as President of St. Cyprian’s School and is
currently active in the Lufkin Rotary Club and the Lufkin/Angelina
Economic Development Partnership. Mr. Langston currently serves on
the City of Lufkin’s Insurance Committee, Building Committee and
Finance Committee. Mr. Langston was also a past member of the State
Bar of Texas District 2B Grievance Committee.
He is a graduate of Lufkin Public Schools (1966) and Holds a B.S.
Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Political Science
He is married to Lynda (Denton) Langston and is the father of two
children, Kevin and Kelly, and has two grandsons and two
granddaughters. He and his wife are active members of First United
Methodist Church where Don serves on various committees.