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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 (1) & 44th (3) Legislatures
    1/8/1935 - 1/10/1939
    Democrat
  • Senate, 43rd (4) & 42nd (2) 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) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators . . . who were Members of the Forty-fourth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-fifth Legislature." Senate Journal .
(2) 42nd Legislature - 1/13/1931, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators." Senate Journal .
(3) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." 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 six members who were students at the The University of Texas School of Law. 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 .
  • 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 .
  • 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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