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Emery Polk Hornaday

E. Polk Hornaday
Full Name: Emery Polk Hornaday
Birth date: December 9, 1888
Death date: August 11, 1981

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
  • House, 39th (1) (2) Legislature
    9/13/1926 - 1/11/1927
(1) E. Polk Hornaday, in special election 1/2/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Harry L. Faulk, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) "Democrats Name Harlingen Man as House Candidate," 11/30/1925, p. 17. "Polk Hornaday...was nominated by the Democratic executive committee of this county as representative..." San Antonio Light .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • "Resolutions of regret at the death . . . of Mrs. Louise Hornaday of Harlingen, mother of former Rep. Pope [Polk] Hornaday" mentioned in "Under the Dome," 1/20/1931, p. 8. Austin American .
  • Biographical sketch, Chronological History of Harlingen .
  • United States Army, Sergeant First Class, World War I. Emery P. Hornaday, born in Clarksville, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • United States Army, SFC (Sergeant First Class), World War I. Military grave marker, E. Polk Hornaday. Find a Grave .
  • E. Polk Hornaday, birth date 12/9/1888, death date 8/11/1981, interment in Mont Meta Memorial Park, San Benito, Cameron County. Find a Grave .
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