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Elmer Covey Elmer Lee Covey
Full Name: Elmer Lee Covey
Date of birth: April 7, 1888
Date of death: April 22, 1977

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Bowie / Montague   Montague
H 114 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Goree / Knox   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
H 114 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Goree / Knox   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Elmer L. Covey, birth date 4/7/1888, death date 4/22/1977, interment in Goree Cemetery, Goree, Knox County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Elmer Lee Covey, The Baylor County Banner (Seymour, Texas), 5/19/1977, p. 9. NewspaperARCHIVE.com.
  • Elmer Lee Covey, birth date 4/7/1888 in Millwood, Collin County; death April 1977 in Bowie. "Elmer Lee served in the Texas House of Representatives from Knox, King, Foard and Hardeman Counties for five years." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Elmer Covey, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elmer Covey, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Elmer Covey, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east 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
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Public Health  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Confederate Home, Investigate  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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