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Ludd Harris Ludd William Harris
Full Name: Ludd William "Pete" Harris, Sr.
Date of birth: October 19, 1890
Date of death: September 4, 1970

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 12, 1943 - Nov 27, 1943 48th (1)   Democrat Whitney / Hill   Hill
H 59 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Whitney / Hill   Hill
H 59 Jan 11, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (2) (3)   Democrat Whitney / Hill   Hill
(1) Harris resigned 11/27/1943. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) "Harris declared himself an old line democrat, ever for the fundamentals of the party . . .," "A Close Shave," 1/13/1923, p. 4. Port Arthur News.
(3) Ludd W. Harris, sworn 1/11/1923, succeeded George W. Garrett, member-elect, died 11/30/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Ludd William Harris, Sr., birth date 10/19/1890, death date 9/4/1970, obituary from The Whitney Messenger 9/11/1970 and death certificate, interment in Bethlehem Cemetery, Whitney, Hill County. Find a Grave.
  • Accidental death of George Garrett and subsequent election of Ludd Harris mentioned in "Legislative Side Lights," 1/15/1923, p. 2. Port Arthur News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ludd Harris, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ludd Harris, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Conservation and Reclamation (Vice Chair) 
    Game and Fisheries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Game and Fisheries  
    Military Affairs  

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