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Penrose Blakely Metcalfe

Penrose Metcalfe
Full Name: Penrose Blakely Metcalfe
Birth date: November 24, 1893
Death date: March 6, 1970

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 49th & 48th Legislatures
    1/12/1943 - 1/14/1947
  • Senate, 47th & 46th (2) Legislatures
    1/10/1939 - 1/12/1943
  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
(1) Ranching. Questionnaire on name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, and relationship to persons in state or county government. 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .
(2) 46th Legislature - Roll Call of Senators-Elect, oath of office administered, 1/10/1939, p. 8. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 48th Legislature, HCR 150. Relatives: Charles Metcalfe - father; Penrose Metcalfe - son. Resolutions - Memorial .


Other Resources

  • Penrose Blakeley Metcalfe, birth date 11/24/1893 in Texas; death date 5/6/1970 in San Angelo, Tom Green County; rancher, livestock; served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Penrose B./Blakely Metcalfe, birth date 11/24/1893 in San Angelo; residence in San Angelo, Tom Green County. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) . Penrose B. Metcalfe Penrose Blakely Metcalfe
  • Penrose Blakely Metcalfe, San Angelo, Tom Green County, birth date 11/24/1893, death date 3/6/1970. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Penrose B. Metcalfe, birth date 11/24/1893, death date 3/6/1970, burial in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County. Includes obituary from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 3/8/1970, p. 14. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/28/1929, p. 3. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Obituary and photo, "Penrose Metcalfe, Area Pioneer Dies," 3/7/1970, p. 1A, 2A. San Angelo Standard-Times .
  • United States Army Signal Corps, 1st Lieutenant; and Captain, Air Corps; World War I. "He saw serve in World War I, enlisting in the Signal Corps in the aviation section in 1917. He was commissioned a first lieutenant the same year and was assigned to Kelly Field, Wright Field at Dayton, Ohio, and Bolling Field in Washington, D.C. successively. He became a pilot in the fall of 1918. He was discharged from the service as a captain in the Air Corps." San Angelo Standard-Times .
  • Mentioned in preview of 44th Legislature and discussion of legislative turnover, "Texas House Gets 80 New Members," 10/15/1934, p. 14. San Antonio Express .
  • Memorial, May 1970, p. 389. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army Signal Corps, Air Corps. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country 2017.

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