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Harry Lee McKee

Harry L. McKee
Full Name: Harry Lee McKee, Sr.
Birth date: November 27, 1893
Death date: November 3, 1987

Terms of Service

  • House, 45th Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937
  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
(1) Advertising signs. Questionnaire on name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, and relationship to persons in state or county government. 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, Harry McKee, 11/4/1987, p. B8. "He had originally moved to Austin when elected by the citizens of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, to the first of three terms in Texas House of Representatives. He served in the 43rd, 44th and 45th Sessions of the Legislature. Mr. McKee is believed to have been the oldest surviving member of the House at the time of his death . . . Mr. McKee helped pass measures that established the Department of Public Safety, the Texas Employment Commission, and the LCRA." Austin American-Statesman .
  • Harry Lee McKee, death date 11/3/1987 in Travis County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998 .
  • Harry L. McKee, Sr., birth date 11/27/1893, death date 11/3/1987, burial in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pflugerville, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Mentioned in Yellow Dogs and Republicans, pp. 17-18. Google Books .
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People 1937.
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