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Mervyn Ramsey Mervyn Lee Ramsey
Full Name: Mervyn Lee Ramsey
Date of birth: October 19, 1904
Date of death: September 9, 1970

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 9, 1945 - Sep 27, 1945 49th (1)   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jul 25, 1942 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (2)   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola
(1) Ramsey resigned 9/17/1945. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Mervyn Ramsey, in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded Lon E. Alsup, resigned 9/24/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Mervyn Lee Ramsey, birth date 10/19/1904, death date 9/9/1970, family tree of Aleta R. Thompson, mentions service in Texas House of Representatives and bills authored and passed in the 48th-49th Legislatures. Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • 48th Legislature (1943) - age 38, high school principal. 49th Legislature (1941) - age 40, superintendent of schools. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mervyn Ramsey, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Mervyn Ramsey, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Claims and Accounts  
    Highways and Roads  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Public Printing  
    School Aid Appropriation, Special  
    School Districts (Vice Chair) 
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 

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