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George Harper George H. Harper
Full Name: George H. Harper
Date of birth: 1887
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Jan 10, 1939 - Nov 27, 1940 46th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Douglassville / Cass   Bowie, Cass, Marion
H 3 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (5) (6)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
H 3 Sep 28, 1936 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (7) (8)   Democrat Jefferson / Marion   Bowie, Cass, Marion
(1) Harper resigned 11/27/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Jefferson, Marion County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) News articles from 1936-1940 list "George H. Harper of Jefferson." Newspapers.com.
(4) George H. Harper, postoffice Douglassville, Cass County, nativity Texas, age 51, farmer, stockman, member of former legislatures: 44th-45th. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Jefferson, Marion County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) George F. Harper, postoffice Jefferson, Marion County, nativity Texas, age 49, farmer, stockman. Texas Legislative Manual.
(7) In Senate, E. Harold Beck, in special election 4/18/1936, sworn 9/28/1936, succeeded John W. E. H. Beck, resigned after 2nd C.S. In House, George H. Harper, sworn 9/28/1936, succeeded E. Harold Beck, resigned 3/25/1936. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) Jefferson, Marion County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - George H. Harper, Jefferson, Marion County, age 42, born circa 1888 in Texas, merchant/grocery, spouse Mary.
    Census of 1940 - G.H. Harper, Cass County, age 52, born circa 1888 in Texas, farming/farm, spouse Mary, residence on 4/1/1935: same place, Cass County, Texas. No George H., George F., G.H., or G.F. Harper found in Marion County in 1940. FamilySearch. 1930 1940
  • Possibly George Henry Harper, birth date 7/23/1887, death date 9/28/1968, interment in Laws Chapel Cemetery, Atlanta, Cass County, with Mary F. Harper. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. George Harper, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. George Harper, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Atlanta, Texas Explosion, Special  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Stream Pollution  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Education  
    Federal Relations  
    Game and Fisheries (Vice Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Pollution of Streams in Texas Public Waters, Special  
    State Affairs  
     

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