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John Roach John Eber Roach
Full Name: John Eber Roach
Date of birth: July 23, 1873
Date of death: October 31, 1947

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1) (2)   Democrat Forney / Kaufman   Kaufman
(1) Forney, Kaufman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Several references to "Rep. John E. Roach of Forney" in 1938-1941. Newspapers.com.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Illness Fatal to Dr. Roach," 11/1/1947, p. 6. "After retiring from the [Methodist] ministry he was elected State Representative . . . " Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1930 and 1940 - John E. Roach, Kaufman, Kaufman County, born circa 1873-1874 in Tennessee, clergyman/Methodist church, minister, wife Maud, sons Wilson P. and Warren A. FamilySearch. 1930 1940
  • John Eber Roach, birth date 7/23/1873, death date 10/31/1947, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Ex-Head of Greenville College Dies in Dallas," 11/2/1947, p. 13. "Dr. John E. Roach, 74, who was elected to the state legislature after retiring from the ministry . . . ," death date 10/31/1947. Paris News.
  • 46th Legislature (1939) - John E. Roach, postoffice Kaufman, Kaufman County, nativity Tennessee, age 65 (born circa 1874), minister. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Roach, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Contingent Expenses  
    State Eleemsoynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    Workmen's Compensation  

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