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Rolland Barr Bradley Rolland Barr Bradley
Full Name: Rolland Barr Bradley
Date of birth: November 30, 1896
Date of death: April 14, 1973

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19-2 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 19-2 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 19-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Brief biography, Houston Post-Dispatch, 2/5/1929, p. 10. Card File.
  • Rolland Barr Bradley, birth date 11/30/1896, death date 4/14/1973, biographical sketch, photo, interment in Hollywood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, June 1973, p. 603. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Private, United States Army, World War I. Military grave marker, Rolland Barr Bradley. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned as a leading opponent of anti-evolution bills in the 1920's, p. 58 (HB 97, 38th Legislature, R.S.; HB 378, 39th Legislature, R.S.; HB 90, 41st Legislature, R.S.). Ledbetter, Patsy. "Defense of the Faith: J. Frank Norris and Texas Fundamentalism, 1920-1929," Arizona and the West, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring, 1973, pp. 45-62. JSTOR.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Rolland Barr Bradley, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rolland Barr Bradley, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Rolland Barr Bradley, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Labor  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Education  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Health  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Congressional Districts  
    Labor  
    State Affairs  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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