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Ray Holder Ray Wesley Holder
Full Name: Ray Wesley Holder
Date of birth: November 19, 1887
Date of death: February 14, 1953

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50-4 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas
H 50-4 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas
H 50-4 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 53rd Legislature, R.S., HSR 99. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, April 1953, p. 266. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private, World War I. "He attended the University of Texas, taught school in Austin, which position he resigned in 1918 to enter the army as a private in World War I." Resolutions - Memorial.
  • National Guard, Captain, World War I. Memorial, April 1953, p. 266. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Ray Holder Dies at 65; Housing Manager, Lawyer," 2/15/1953, p. 6. Dallas Morning News.
  • Ray Wesley Holder, birth date 11/19/1887, death date 2/14/1953, interment in Edgewood Cemetery, Lancaster, Dallas County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ray Holder,40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ray Holder,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ray Holder,42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Education (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Education (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Meridian College  
    Oil and Gas Leases, Investigate  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Bribery Charges Against Representatives Dale and Moore, Investigation, Special  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Public Printing  

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