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Homer Thornberry Homer Thornberry
Full Name: William Homer Thornberry
Date of birth: January 9, 1909
Date of death: December 12, 1995

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-2 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 1, 1941 46th (1)   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
H 82-2 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
(1) Thornberry resigned 1/1/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • THORNBERRY, William Homer (1909-1995). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 347.73 T596H 2016. Homer Thornberry: Congressman, Judge, and Advocate for Equal Rights, 2016.
  • Memorial, July 1996, p. 702. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Thornberry, William Homer. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, World War II, 1942-1946. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Homer Thornberry, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Homer Thornberry, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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
    Banks and Banking  
    Investment of Permanent School Fund for State Building, Special  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Buildings  

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