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Persis Henderson

Mrs. Persis J. Henderson
Full Name: Persis Henderson
Other surnames: Jones
Birth date: June 20, 1895
Death date: May 25, 1972

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st (1) Legislature
    4/13/1949 - 1/9/1951
(1) Persis (Mrs. A. Robin) Henderson, in special election 4/11/1949, sworn 4/13/1949, succeeded her husband, A. Robin Henderson, died 3/15/1949. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Portrait and biographical sketch (Persis Jones Henderson). Relatives: A. Robin Henderson - husband, Persis Jones Henderson - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.

Committee Information

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