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Laura Burleson Negley

Mrs. Laura Burleson Negley
Full Name: Laura Negley
Other surnames: Burleson
Birth date: November 18, 1890
Death date: January 23, 1973

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Laura Burleson Negley. Birth date 11/7/1890. First woman elected to Texas Legislature from San Antonio. With Helen Moore, one of first two women to serve in the Legislature at the same time. Relatives: Edward Burleson - great-grandfather. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999 2000.

Committee Information

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