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Pleasant Lewis Crossley

P.L. Crossley
Full Name: Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr.
Birth date: August 4, 1895
Death date: December 3, 1971

Terms of Service

  • House, 47th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1941 - 9/27/1941
  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
(1) Lonnie H. Flewellen, in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded Pleasant L. Crossley, resigned 9/27/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895 in Alabama; death date 12/3/1971 in Lubbock, Lubbock County; County Judge, Eastland Co. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. Lewis P. Crossley, World War I record; Lewis Pleasant Crossley, residence in Carbon, Eastland, County; born in Geneva, Alabama. Application for Victory Medal on 5/16/1921- Sgt. Candidate, C.I.O.T.S. Waco, Tex. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) . World War I Record Application for Victory Medal
  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895 in Geneva, Alabama; home address in Carbon, Texas; draft registration 6/5/1917 in Eastland County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • United States Army, Sergeant, Company D, COTS, Cp McArthur. Pleasant Lewis or Lewis Pleasant Crossley, Carbon, Texas, birth date 8/4/1895, death date 12/3/1971. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 1985.
  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895, death date 12/3/1971, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland County, with spouse Mavanee Crouch Crossley. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "P.L. Crossley's Services Slated," 12/5/1971, p. A-7. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal .
  • Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. "On Sept. 5, 1917, Mr. Crossley entered the U.S. Army and was stationed at Camp McArthur in San Antonio. He was made a sergeant on Dec. 11, 1917 and honorably discharged the next year." Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Texas Bar Journal .
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