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Hop Halsey

Hop Halsey
Full Name: Marcus Hopkins "Hop" Halsey, Sr.
Birth date: June 18, 1914
Death date: March 21, 1962

Terms of Service

  • House, 48th (1) Legislature
    2/22/1943 - 1/9/1945
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
(1) Not present at organization of the House on 1/12/1943. Oath of office administered on 2/22/1943, pp. 515-516. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • World War II service, air cadet at Douglas, Georgia, "Legislature Faces Problem of Absences: Men in Armed Forces Can't Get Leave to Attend Sessions," 1/1/1943. Dallas Morning News .
  • Marcus H. Halsey, birth date 6/18/1914, death date 3/21/1962, interment in City of Lubbock Cemetery. Find a Grave .
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve, Corporal, World War II. Gravemarker, Marcus H. Halsey. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "H.H. 'Hop' Halsey Dies at Midland," Wednesday evening, 3/21/1962, pp. 1, 14-A. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal .
  • United States Army Air Forces, Flying Cadet (May 1942); United States Marine Corps (1943-1945). "H.H. 'Hop' Halsey Dies at Midland," Wednesday evening, 3/21/1962, pp. 1, 14-A. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal .
  • United States Marine Corps, World War II. "Halsey volunteered in the Marine Corps, serving 27 months as an enlisted man, seeing action in the Gilbert, Marshall and Marianas Islands." "Hop Halsey in Race," Crosbyton Review, 5/10/1946, pp. 1, 8, crediting Crosby County Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, announcement of candidacy for U.S. Congress, "Hop Halsey in Race," Crosbyton Review, 5/10/1946, pp. 1, 8, crediting Crosby County Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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