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Myron Geer Blalock Myron Geer Blalock
Full Name: Myron Geer Blalock
Date of birth: January 3, 1891
Date of death: December 28, 1950

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 126 Jan 9, 1917 - Sep 11, 1917 35th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Gregg, Harrison
H 126 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Gregg, Harrison
H 126 Mar 13, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (5) (6) (7) (8)   Democrat Marshall / Harrison   Gregg, Harrison
(1) Communications from the Acting Governor relating to resignations of Representatives George E.B. Peddy and Myron G. Blalock, p. 69. Peddy's resignation accepted 9/10/1917 and Blalock's accepted 9/11/1917. House Journal.
(2) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal.
(3) Felix J. McCord, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Myron G. Blalock, resigned effective 9/11/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) "Trench Fights Rage Daily at Camp Funston," 8/1/1917, "Legislators Leave Camp." Myron G. Blalock, E.R. Spencer, Wallace Hawkins, George Peddy, and Harry Fisher, all in military training at Camp Funston, left the camp on Tuesday, 7/31/1917 to attend impeachment proceedings against Governor Ferguson. Another member, Woodall Rogers, also at the Camp, "has been transferred to Fortress Monroe and in all probability cannot attend the session." San Antonio Light.
(5) Tiller and Blaylock elected 3/10/1913. "Two University Men Chosen to Legislature," Tuesday evening, 3/11/1913, p. 1. Denton Record-Chronicle.
(6) "Election to Fill Vacancies in House: Tiller Leads in the Eighty-Sixth District - Blaylock is Ahead in Gregg County," 3/11/1913, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
(7) Myron G. Blalock, in special election 3/10/1913, sworn 3/13/1913, succeeded Lee Killingsworth, died 2/13/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) Democrat in 33rd-35th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 12. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., SR 13. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • BLALOCK, MYRON GEER (1891-1950). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, March 1951, p. 150. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "Blalock served in the army in World War I and rose to the rank of major. After the war he returned to Marshall and opened a law practice there . . . He reentered military service in 1938 and served as finance officer in the Texas National Guard for the Thirty-sixth Infantry Division until 1941; he was a colonel in the United States Army Service Forces until a heart attack in 1943 induced him to retire from active service." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • United States Army; Texas National Guard; World War I and World War II. "Captain and Major, U.S. Army, 1917 to 1919, Major, Texas National Guard, 1923-1938, Lt. Colonel, 36th Division (Texas National Guard), U.S. Army 1938-1941, Colonel, Headquarters Army Service Forces, Washington, D.C., 1941-1943." 52nd Legislature, R.S., SR 13. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Myron Geer Blalock, birth date 1/3/1891, death date 12/28/1950, photo, interment in Grange Hall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County. Find a Grave.
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936, 1936.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Myron Geer Blalock, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. Myron Geer Blalock,33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Myron Geer Blalock,34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 33rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Appropriations  
    Comptroller's Department Visit  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Donation of John Tarleton College to the State, Investigate  
    Education  
    Internal Improvements  
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Public Debt  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Confederate Homes  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Labor  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    Senatorial Districts  
     

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