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J.H. Towery J.H. Towery
Full Name: John H. Towery
Date of birth: 1862
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - John H. Towery, Athens, Henderson County, age 67, born circa 1863 in Kentucky, salesman/oil leases, spouse Anna L.
    Texas Marriages, 1837-1973, J.H. Towery married Anna Larue 9/28/1904 in Athens, Henderson County. FamilySearch. Census of 1930 Marriage
  • Possibly John Henry Towery, birth date 4/2/1862, death date 7/8/1941 in Houston, retired merchant, burial or removal in Palestine, father F.L. Towery, mother Belinda Roberts. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary of wife Anna LaRue Towery in Athens Review 11/14/1935, death date 11/11/1935, interment in Athens Cemetery, Henderson County, mentions former Representative J.H. Towery. Marriage date 9/28/1905. Find a Grave.
  • "Blackford," The Crittenden Press (Marion, Kentucky), mentions "John Henry Towery of Athens, Texas, a former Caldwell county (Kentucky) boy" on a trip, 6/18/1920, p. 8. Newspapers.com.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - J.H. Towery, postoffice Athens, Henderson County, nativity Kentucky, age 69 (born circa 1862), retired, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.H. Towery, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Game and Fisheries  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
     

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