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Thomas Arthur DeBerry

Tom A. DeBerry
Full Name: Thomas Arthur "Tom" DeBerry
Birth date: October 14, 1887
Death date: November 10, 1958

Terms of Service

(1) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(2) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 41st Legislature - 1/8/1929, p. 1, listed in "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 56th Legislature, R.S., SR 579. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 56th Legislature, R.S., SR 87. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Army, 7th Division, World War I. "He served his country for seven months overseas during World War I in an infantry regiment of the Seventh Division." 56th Legislature, R.S., SR 579. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • United States Army, World War I. "After serving in the Army in World War I, he suffered crippling injuries in a dynamite explosion during a celebration of the first Armistice Day Nov. 11, 1919. He lost one hand and the other was mangled. He was blind for a year until sight was restored partially in one eye." Obituary, "Tom DeBerry Dies at Paris," 11/11/1958. Dallas Morning News .
  • Obituary, 11/11/1958. Death date 11/10/1958, interment in Bogata, Texas. Dallas Morning News .
  • Thomas Arthur Deberry, birth date 10/14/1887 in Bogata, Red River, Texas. FamilySearch .
  • Biography, 1/20/1929, p. 4. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Data on U.S. Army Divisions during World War I, 7th Division. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country 2017.

Committee Information

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