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Myron Geer Blalock

Myron Geer Blalock
Full Name: Myron Geer Blalock
Birth date: January 3, 1891
Death date: December 28, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (3) (4) (5) (7) Legislature
    1/9/1917 - 9/11/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 33rd (1) (2) (6) (8) Legislature
    3/13/1913 - 1/12/1915
    Democrat
(1) Tiller and Blaylock elected 3/10/1913. "Two University Men Chosen to Legislature," Tuesday evening, 3/11/1913, p. 1. Denton Record-Chronicle .
(2) "Election to Fill Vacancies in House: Tiller Leads in the Eighty-Sixth District - Blaylock is Ahead in Gregg County," 3/11/1913, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Communications from the Acting Governor relating to resignations of Representatives George E.B. Peddy and Myron G. Blalock, p. 69. Peddy's resignation accepted 9/10/1917 and Blalock's accepted 9/11/1917. House Journal .
(4) Resolution granting leaves of absence to members who enlisted for military service, pp. 155-156. House Journal .
(5) Felix J. McCord, in special election 2/15/1918, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Myron G. Blalock, resigned effective 9/11/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) Myron G. Blalock, in special election 3/10/1913, sworn 3/13/1913, succeeded Lee Killingsworth, died 2/13/1913. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(7) "Trench Fights Rage Daily at Camp Funston," 8/1/1917, "Legislators Leave Camp." Myron G. Blalock, E.R. Spencer, Wallace Hawkins, George Peddy, and Harry Fisher, all in military training at Camp Funston, left the camp on Tuesday, 7/31/1917 to attend impeachment proceedings against Governor Ferguson. Another member, Woodall Rogers, also at the Camp, "has been transferred to Fortress Monroe and in all probability cannot attend the session." San Antonio Light .
(8) Democrat in 33rd-35th Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 12. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., SR 13. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Army; Texas National Guard; World War I and World War II. "Captain and Major, U.S. Army, 1917 to 1919, Major, Texas National Guard, 1923-1938, Lt. Colonel, 36th Division (Texas National Guard), U.S. Army 1938-1941, Colonel, Headquarters Army Service Forces, Washington, D.C., 1941-1943." 52nd Legislature, R.S., SR 13. Resolutions - Memorial .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Myron Geer Blalock, birth date 1/3/1891, death date 12/28/1950, photo, interment in Grange Hall Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County. Find a Grave .
  • "Blalock served in the army in World War I and rose to the rank of major. After the war he returned to Marshall and opened a law practice there . . . He reentered military service in 1938 and served as finance officer in the Texas National Guard for the Thirty-sixth Infantry Division until 1941; he was a colonel in the United States Army Service Forces until a heart attack in 1943 induced him to retire from active service." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • BLALOCK, MYRON GEER (1891-1950). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Memorial, March 1951, p. 150. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Portrait. Texas Jurists, 1836 - 1936 1936.
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