Gus Lanier

Gus Myers Lanier

Full Name: Gus Myers Lanier
Date of birth: October 28, 1893
Date of death: May 7, 1958

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 14, 1947 - Oct 1, 1947 50th (1)   Democrat Marquez / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Marquez / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Lanier resigned 10/1/1947. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Death notice, "Former Leon Sheriff Buried," 5/8/1958, p. 3. Gus Lanier, death date 5/7/1958, former state representative. Commerce Journal.
  • Census of 1910 - Gustavus Lanier, Leon County, age 16, born circa 1894 in Texas, son of Guy T. and Emma Lanier. FamilySearch. 1910
  • Gus Myers Lanier, birth date 10/28/1893 in Marquez, death date 5/7/1958 in Marquez, Leon County, stockman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, Gus M. Lanier, "Former Leon Sheriff, State Legislator, Dies," 5/8/1958, p. 8. Marine veteran of World War I, former Leon County sheriff, state representative 1946-1949. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.


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Committee Information top

50th R.S. - 1947
Aeronautics (Vice Chair) 
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
State Affairs  
49th R.S. - 1945
Claims and Accounts  
Highways and Roads  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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