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Peter Joseph La Valle

Peter La Valle
Full Name: Peter Joseph "Pete" La Valle
Birth date: November 24, 1927
Death date: November 26, 2005

Terms of Service

  • House, 57th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1961 - 8/20/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
(1) George F. Korkmas, in special election 12/9/1961, took office 12/23/1961, succeeded Peter J. La Valle, resigned 8/20/1961. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Pete La Valle replaced by George F. Korkmas, 12/9/1961. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Judge Peter Joseph La Valle, birth date 11/24/1927, death date 11/26/2005, interment in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Dickinson, Galveston County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituaries, Peter Joseph La Valle, 11/27/2005, p. E3; "Former County Judge Dies at 78," 11/29/2005, p. A6. Pete La Valle "was in his second term in the Texas House of Representatives when Gov. Price Daniel appointed him to finish out the term of Theodore Robinson, a longtime [Galveston] county judge who died in office." Galveston Daily News .
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