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Reby Cary Reby Cary
Full Name: Reby Cary
Date of birth: September 9, 1920
Date of death: December 7, 2018

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-B Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-B Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 68th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 131. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 68th Legislature, R.S., HR 568. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., HCR 54. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and description of the Reby Cary Papers. Fort Worth Public Library.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "A Man of Many Firsts, Reby Cary Prepares for His First Roast on Saturday," 7/17/2014. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, Obituary, "An Activist, a Veteran, a Legacy — Fort Worth's First Black School Trustee Dies," 12/8/2018. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Military Service Notes
  • U.S. Coast Guard, World War II. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Reby Cary, 1920-2018," December 17-23, 2018, edition, p. 27. Fort Worth Business Press.
  • Notice of death, 12/12/2018. Speaker of the House.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of the 'Used Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 66th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 67th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • 68th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    68th R.S. - 1983
    County Affairs  
    County Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Energy (Vice Chair) 
    Rules and Resolutions  
    67th R.S. - 1981
    Government Organization  
    Government Organization Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
    Regions, Compacts, and Districts (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
    Regions, Compacts, and Districts Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
    66th R.S. - 1979
    Government Organization  
    Regions, Compacts, and Districts  

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