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Less L. Hudson Less L. Hudson
Full Name: Leslie Luther Hudson
Date of birth: May 30, 1873
Date of death: August 10, 1952

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 108 Mar 2, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Cooke, Denton, Tarrant, Wise
(1) Absent on first day; Resolution of Sympathy for Hon. Less L. Hudson, 1/17/1903, p. 91 (Hudson "is now seriously ill at his home and not able to attend the sessions of the House"); sworn 3/2/1903, Hon. Less L. Hudson Takes Oath of Office, 3/2/1903, p. 532; Per Diem of Hon. L.L. Hudson, 3/16/1903, p. 788. House Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait/drawing and biographical sketch, "Less L. Hudson: One of the Newcomers to Nevada, Who Believes in Its Future Greatness," Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada), 7/28/1909, p. 1. Originally from Texas, moved to Nevada in 1905. Newspapers.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Leslie L. Hudson (1873-1952), interment in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Wise County. Find a Grave.
  • "Less L. Hudson, former member of the legislature, from the flotorial district which includes Tarrant, Wise, Denton and Cooke counties, and who refused to accept his salary vouchers in the session of 1903 because he was sick in bed and could not attend the house sessions, was here yesterday . . . " 9/25/1906, p. 5. Discusses move to Reno, Nevada, and investment interests in Nevada. Houston Post.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Less L. Hudson, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1873), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • "Less Hudson in Nevada," 12/9/1910, p. 4. Hon. Less L. Hudson "represented this flotorial district in the legislature several years ago." Wise County Messenger.
  • Death notice, 8/14/1952, p. 1. Wise County Messenger.
  • Obituary of L.L. Hudson, 8/28/1952, p. 7. Leslie Luther Hudson, birth date 5/30/1873, son of Uncle Jimmie and Nancy A. Hudson, marriage to Miss Willie Aurelia Health July 1902, death date 8/10/1952, "interment was in Aurora Cemetery." "In 1902, he was also elected to the State Legislature as Flotorial Representative, and after serving one term he came to Fort Worth and formed a law partnership . . . ". Wise County Messenger.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Less L. Hudson, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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