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B.L. Cornwell Bevoly Leonidas Cornwell
Full Name: Bevoly Leonidas Cornwell, Sr.
Date of birth: August 31, 1855
Date of death: August 14, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Sour Lake / Hardin   Hardin, Liberty
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - B.L. Cornwell, Sr., Sour Lake, Hardin County, age 74, born in Kentucky, newspaper editor. FamilySearch.
  • Bevoly Leonidas Cornwell I, birth date 8/31/1855 in Franklin, Kentucky, death date 8/14/1945 in Sour Lake, Hardin County, Texas, newspaper editor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Bevoly L. Cornwell (1855-1945), burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake, Hardin County, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - B.L. Cornwell, postoffice Sour Lake, nativity Kentucky, printer and editor. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.L. Cornwell, 40th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Liquor Traffic  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Public Printing  

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