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Roy Coffee Roy Clarence Coffee
Full Name: Roy Clarence Coffee, Sr.
Date of birth: August 9, 1896
Date of death: October 19, 1978

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Paradise / Wise   Wise
H 50 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Paradise / Wise   Wise
(1) District 50 composed of Wise County; there is no District 133, pp. 41, 46, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) District 50 represented by Roy C. Coffee, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) District 133 represented by Roy C. Coffee, p. 246. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, February 1979, p. 174. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private, World War I. Roy C. Coffee, birth date 8/9/1896 in Gassville, Arkansas, enlistment date 8/28/1918, residence in Paradise, Wise County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Roy Clarence Coffee, birth date 8/9/1896 in Gassville, Arkansas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • United States Army, World War I, 1918. Memorial, February 1979, p. 174. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Roy C. Coffee, birth date 8/9/1896, death date 10/19/1978 in Dallas, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Roy Coffee,37th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Roy Coffee,38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 37th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Home Builders' Association, Investigating  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    School Districts  
    37th R.S. - 1921
    Banks and Banking  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Health  
    Representative Districts  

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