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John Eber Roach

John Roach
Full Name: John Eber Roach
Birth date: July 23, 1873
Death date: October 31, 1947

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
    Democrat
(1) Forney, Kaufman County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Several references to "Rep. John E. Roach of Forney" in 1938-1941. Newspapers.com .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Illness Fatal to Dr. Roach," 11/1/1947, p. 6. "After retiring from the [Methodist] ministry he was elected State Representative . . . " Dallas Morning News .
  • Census of 1930 and 1940 - John E. Roach, Kaufman, Kaufman County, born circa 1873-1874 in Tennessee, clergyman/Methodist church, minister, wife Maud, sons Wilson P. and Warren A. FamilySearch . 1930 1940
  • John Eber Roach, birth date 7/23/1873, death date 10/31/1947, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Ex-Head of Greenville College Dies in Dallas," 11/2/1947, p. 13. "Dr. John E. Roach, 74, who was elected to the state legislature after retiring from the ministry . . . ," death date 10/31/1947. Paris News .
  • 46th Legislature (1939) - John E. Roach, postoffice Kaufman, Kaufman County, nativity Tennessee, age 65 (born circa 1874), minister. Texas Legislative Manual .
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