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Elmer Lee Covey

E.L. Covey
Full Name: Elmer Lee Covey
Birth date: April 7, 1888
Death date: April 22, 1977

Terms of Service

  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Elmer Lee Covey, 5/19/1977, p. 9. Editor of the Goree Advocate, Mayor of Goree (1920-1922); "Covey was elected by Montague County to again serve in the Texas House of Representatives. He served in the 1945-46 term." Baylor County Banner (Seymour, Texas) .
  • Elmer Covey, birth date 4/7/1888, death April 1977, last place of residence Montague County, Texas. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index .
  • Elmer L. Covey, birth date 4/7/1888, death date 4/22/1977, burial in Goree Cemetery, Goree, Knox County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, E.L. Covey, "Former Legislator Dies," 4/24/1977, p. 8A. "He served in the Texas House of Representatives in the 1920s when he lived in Knox County and again in the 1940s as a representative from Montague County. He served as Knox county judge from 1935-1941." Wichita Falls Times .
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