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Grady Woodruff

H. Grady Woodruff
Full Name: Henry Grady Woodruff
Birth date: August 9, 1893
Death date: December 23, 1962

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 45th (3) & 44th (2) Legislatures
    1/8/1935 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • Senate, 43rd (4) & 42nd (1) Legislatures
    1/13/1931 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
    Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim 4th C.S., elected 11/12/1932.
  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
(1) 42nd Legislature - Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/13/1931, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(2) 44th Legislature - Roll Call of New Senators and Certificate of New Senators, oath of office administered, 1/8/1935, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(3) 45th Legislature - Roll Call of Senators, holdover Senators "who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature," 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal .
(4) 43rd Legislature - Roll Call of Holdover Senators, 1/10/1933, p. 1. Senate Media .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Six Students in Legislature: Solons Are Woodall, Sheats, Woodruff, Tomme, Maxwell, and Young," 10/3/1926, p. 11, biographical sketches of Cory Sheats, Homer Maxwell, Ben J. Woodall, Grady Woodruff, Thomas J. Renfro, and Dewey Young, all serving in the called session and students at the The University of Texas. Daily Texan .
  • Henry Grady Woodruff, birth date 8/9/1893 in Wise County, death date 12/23/1962 in Decatur, Wise County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Private, World War I. Henry Grady Woodruff, birth year (estimated) 1894, birthplace Decatur, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Biographical sketch, 2/5/1929, p. 10. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • "Seven University of Texas Students are Members of Legislature; One is Senator," 1/12/1925, p. 11. San Antonio Express .
  • Memorial, March 1963, p. 269. Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army/Texas National Guard, 36th Division, World War I. "He also studied and taught at the University of Toulouse in France following World War I. He was a member of the Texas 36th Division during 1917-19." Memorial, March 1963, p. 269. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Army National Guard. 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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