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Clarence Sperry Clarence Sperry
Full Name: Clarence Sperry
Date of birth: December 18, 1869
Date of death: August 13, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
H 4 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Clarence Sperry, Lamar County, age 33, birth date December 1866 in Tennessee, teacher, wife Louella, sons Leslie and Clarence, Jr.
    Census of 1910 - Clarence Sperry, Paris, Lamar County, age 42, born circa 1868 in Tennessee, lawyer/general practice, wife Luella, sons Leslie, Clarence H., and Felda B. FamilySearch. 1900 1910
  • Clarence Sperry, birth date 12/18/1869 in White County, Tennessee; death date 8/13/1924 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, with spouse Luella Jane Overstreet Sperry. Find a Grave.
  • "Sperry Is a Law Student," Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), 11/14/1907, p. 6, crediting Livingston Municipal Library. Representative Clarence Perry of Paris, Lamar County, "is attending the law department at the State University. At the next election he will be a candidate for the state senate from the Fourth Senatorial District." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - Clarence Sperry, postoffice Paris, nativity Tennessee, age 35 (born circa 1870), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Clarence Sperry, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Affairs  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Education  
    Insurance  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

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