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Jesse Elbert Roach

Full Name: Jesse Elbert Roach
Birth date: December 11, 1901
Death date: February 14, 1988

Terms of Service

  • House, 44th Legislature
    1/8/1935 - 1/12/1937

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Jesse Elbert Roach, birth date 12/11/1901 in Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, marriage to Mozell Ophelia Beaman on 10/14/1940 in Dallas, residence in Austin, Travis County and lawyer and insurance agent as of 2/16/1942, death date 2/14/1988, father Thomas N. Roach, mother Annie M. Dubose. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Ancestry.com .
  • Jesse E. Roach, birth date 12/11/1901, death date 2/14/1988, burial in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, with spouse Mozelle O. Roach. Birth and death dates unreadable on grave marker photograph. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary and photo, "Jesse E. Roach, Owner of Famed Steak House," 2/16/1988, p. 17. "The former Texas House of Representatives member started the Cattleman's Steak House in the Stockyards . . . He [Roach] was elected by Hunt and Rains Counties to the Texas House of Representatives in the 1930s." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Memorial, November 1988, p. 1077. Jesse E. Roach, "Attended Little Rock School of Pharmacy . . . practiced law in Commerce and Greenville during early 1940's." Texas Bar Journal .
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - Jesse E. Roach, postoffice Commerce, Hunt County, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1903), lawyer and reg. druggist. Texas Legislative Manual .
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