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Harold Coley Harold H. Coley
Full Name: Harold H. "Hal" Coley
Date of birth: August 6, 1922
Date of death: January 27, 2004

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery
H 29 Apr 24, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th (1) (2)   Democrat Conroe / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery
(1) "News Editor Replaces J.E. Cox," 4/24/1957. "Harold H. Coley, 35-year-old news editor of a Conroe radio station, today took the oath of office as a member of the Texas House of Representatives . . . Coley was sworn in at 10:16 after the secretary of state had certified to the speaker . . ." Austin American-Statesman.
(2) Harold H. Coley, in special election 4/20/1957, sworn 4/27/1957, succeeded James E. Cox, resigned 3/3/1957. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 55th Legislature, R.S., HSR 535. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • Harold H. Coley, birth date 8/6/1922, death date 1/27/2004 in Tyler, Texas. FamilySearch U.S. Social Security Death Index.
  • Hal H. Coley (1922-2004), interment in Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Harold Coley, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Harold Coley, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Harold Coley, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Game and Fisheries  
    Motor Traffic  
    Representation Before the Legislature (Chair) 
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Aged Citizens  
    Common Carriers  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Judicial Districts  
    Public Health  

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