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Pleasant Crossley Pleasant Crossley
Full Name: Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr.
Date of birth: August 4, 1895
Date of death: December 3, 1971

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 106 Jan 14, 1941 - Sep 27, 1941 47th (1)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland
H 106 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland
(1) Lonnie H. Flewellen, in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded Pleasant L. Crossley, resigned 9/27/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. Lewis P. Crossley, World War I record; Lewis Pleasant Crossley, Application for Victory Medal on 5/16/1921- Sgt. Candidate, C.I.O.T.S. Waco, Tex. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin). Application for Victory Medal
  • World War I Record
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. "On Sept. 5, 1917, Mr. Crossley entered the U.S. Army and was stationed at Camp McArthur in San Antonio. He was made a sergeant on Dec. 11, 1917 and honorably discharged the next year." Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley on grave marker, birth date 8/4/1895, death date 12/3/1971, interment in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland County. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Pleasant Crossley, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Pleasant Crossley, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Banks and Banking  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Chair) 
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Banks and Banking  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  

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