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John Le Gory

John LeGory
Full Name: John Le Gory
Other surnames: LeGorey, LeGory
Birth date: July 31, 1877
Death date: June 9, 1955

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/20/1915 - 1/9/1917
(1) John Le Gory sworn 1/20/1915, Oath of Office Administered, p. 135. House Journal .
(2) John Hairston, member-elect from District 24, died 12/21/1914, and the incumbent from the 33rd Leg., Patton, by resolution adopted 1/14/1915, was seated until his successor, John LeGorey, was elected and, on 7/20/1915 [sic], sworn. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) "Democratic Nominee for Representative Issues Statement," by John LeGory, The Crockett Courier, 1/14/1915, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
"Returns from Monday's Election in Houston County: John LeGory Represents This County in the Legislature, Succeeding Hon. John R. Hairston, Deceased," The Crockett Courier, 1/21/1915, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . January 14, 1915
January 21, 1915

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - John B. Le Gory, Crockett, Houston County, age 23, born July 1877, son of Augustus and Eliza H. Le Gory.
    No John LeGory in Census of 1910, Houston County, Texas.
    Census of 1920, 1930, and 1940 - John LeGory, Crockett, Houston County, born circa 1878, lignite coal/investments, spouse Ione L. LeGory. FamilySearch . 1930 1940
  • 1900 1920
  • John LeGory, birth date 7/30/1878 in Houston County; death date 6/9/1955 in Crockett, Houston County; self-employed, investments; father Augustus LeGory, mother Hortense Elizabeth Wortham. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John LeGory, birth date 7/31/1877, home address in Crockett, lignite coal operator for Houston-Leon Co. Coal Co., nearest relative Iona LeGory. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • John LeGory (1877-1955), burial in Evergreen Memorial Park, Crockett, Houston County. Includes photos of John LeGory and the coal mine office at Wootters, Texas. Find a Grave .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - John Le Gory, postoffice Crockett, nativity Texas, age 37 (born circa 1878), fuel dealer, 37 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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