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Frank H. Carpenter Frank Herman Carpenter
Full Name: Frank Herman Carpenter, Jr.
Date of birth: October 20, 1904
Date of death: March 19, 2003

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Sour Lake / Hardin   Hardin, Polk, San Jacinto
H 19 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Sour Lake / Hardin   Hardin, Polk, San Jacinto
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1940, Sour Lake, Hardin County - Frank H. Carpenter, Jr., age 35, spouse Louise G. Ancestry.com.
  • Frank Herman Carpenter, Jr., birth date 10/20/1904, death date 3/19/2003, interment in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, spouse Louise Grounds Carpenter. Former legislator, and first Mayor of Sour Lake, Hardin County, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Frank H. Carpenter, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Frank H. Carpenter, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    South Central Interstate Forest Fire Prevention Compact  
    State Affairs  
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Highways and Roads  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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