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Ludd William Harris

Ludd Harris
Full Name: Ludd William "Pete" Harris, Sr.
Birth date: October 19, 1890
Death date: September 4, 1970

Terms of Service

  • House, 48th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 11/27/1943
    Democrat
  • House, 47th Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 1/12/1943
    Democrat
  • House, 38th (2) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
(1) Harris resigned 11/27/1943. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Ludd W. Harris, sworn 1/11/1923, succeeded George W. Garrett, member-elect, died 11/30/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Harris declared himself an old line democrat, ever for the fundamentals of the party . . .," "A Close Shave," 1/13/1923, p. 4. Port Arthur News .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Ludd William Harris, Sr., birth date 10/19/1890, death date 9/4/1970, obituary from The Whitney Messenger 9/11/1970 and death certificate, interment in Bethlehem Cemetery, Whitney, Hill County. Find a Grave .
  • Accidental death of George Garrett and subsequent election of Ludd Harris mentioned in "Legislative Side Lights," 1/15/1923, p. 2. Port Arthur News .
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