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Velma L. Ramsey

V.L. Ramsey
Full Name: Velma L. "Bo" Ramsey
Birth date: March 19, 1918
Death date: December 9, 1979

Terms of Service

  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
    Democrat
  • House, 55th Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 353. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Army Air Force, World War II. Entered "military service in 1940, where he attained the rank of sergeant in the artillery and later served as an aviation cadet commander until he was granted a commission in the United States Army Air Force . . . Mr. Ramsey served a tour of combat duty, then became commanding officer of the 558th Air Force Base Unit at Nashville, Tennessee, and was honorably separated from the service in 1945." 67th Legislature, R.S., HR 353. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • United States Army, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Military grave marker, Velma L. Ramsey. Find a Grave .
  • Velma L. "Bo" Ramsey, birth date 3/19/1918, death date 12/9/1979, interment in Martin Cemetery, Tatum, Rusk County. Find a Grave .
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