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Grover Morris

Grover Morris
Full Name: Grover Cleveland Morris
Birth date: October 5, 1884
Death date: November 6, 1969

Terms of Service

  • House, 37th (7) Legislature
    1/11/1921 - 8/7/1922
    Democrat
  • House, 36th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    5/20/1920 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
(1) District 16 comprised of Galveston county; District 116 comprised of Uvalde, Medina, Zavala, and Kimmit counties, pp. 39, 44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) Included in "New Legislators in the Texas House," list of 12 new members elected to fill vacancies since the last session, 5/21/1920, p. 11. Austin American .
(3) District 116 represented by H.P. Hornby, p. 5. House Journal .
(4) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Lidiak, Jackson, Garrett, Daniel, Vickers, Biggers, Merriman, Beavens, Neal, Baldwin, Morris, and Pollard), 5/20/1920, pp. 1-2. No committee appointments listed for these members in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal .
(5) District 16. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Grover C. Morris, in special election 11/4/1919, sworn 5/20/1920, succeeded Harry P. Hornby, resigned 8/16/1919. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) Grover C. Morris resigned 8/7/1922. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Grover Cleveland Morris, birth date 10/5/1884, death date 11/6/1969. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • "Grover Morris Elected," 11/25/1919, p. 11. "Grover C. Morris, of Devine, who is a Democrat, a conservative prohibitionist, a woman suffragist, and who stands for clean politics, wins by a big majority . . ." San Antonio Evening News .
  • Memorial, February 1970, p. 154. Texas Bar Journal .

Committee Information

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