Dr. L.P. Strayhorn

Leroy Powell Strayhorn

Full Name: Leroy Powell Strayhorn
Date of birth: November 15, 1878
Date of death: May 14, 1954

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Falfurrias / Brooks   Brooks, Hidalgo, Starr
H 78 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Falfurrias / Brooks   Brooks, Hidalgo, Starr

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Dr. L.P. Strayhorn, 5/16/1954, p. 49. Los Angeles Times.
  • Obituary for Mrs. L.P. Strayhorn, survived by husband Dr. L.P. Strayhorn, Los Angeles eye and ear specialist. "The family once lived in Falfurrias, leaving Texas in 1924 for California, where they made their home." "Mother of Mrs. Ralph Thomas Dies on Coast," 12/27/1938, p. 3. Pampa Daily News.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1910 - L.P. Strayhorn, Starr County, age 32, born circa 1878 in Arkansas, drug merchant, spouse Leona.
    U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards - LeRoy Powell Strayhorn, birth date 11/15/1878, home address in Falfurrias, Brooks County, physician, nearest relative Mrs. Leona Strayhorn.
    Census of 1920 - LeRoy P. Strayhoa, Brooks County, age 40, born circa 1880 in Arkansas, physician, spouse Leona.
    Census of 1930 - Leroy C. Strayhorn, Montebello, Los Angeles County, California, age 51, born circa 1879 in Arkansas, medical doctor, spouse Leona.
    Census of 1940 - Leroy Strayhorn, Montebello, Los Angeles County, California, age 61, born circa 1879 in Arkansas, widowed, physician/surgeon, daughter Dixie C.
    California Death Index, 1940-1997 - LeRoy Powell Strayhorn, birth date 11/15/1878, death date 5/14/1954. FamilySearch. 1910 1920 1930 1940 California Death Index WWI Draft Registration Card
  • LeRoy P. Strayhorn (1878-1954), burial in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California. Includes reprint of obituary in Los Angeles Times, 5/16/1954. First spouse Leona Electa Grosh Strayhorn, death date 12/26/1938. Find a Grave.
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - Dr. L.P. Strayhorn, postoffice Falfurrias, nativity Arkansas, age 36 (born circa 1879), physician, 6 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
Mines and Mining  
Public Health  
Public Lands and Land Office  
34th R.S. - 1915
Counties (Vice Chair) 
Public Health  
State Asylums  

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