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Joe Frank Coffey

Joe F. Coffey
Full Name: Joe Frank Coffey
Birth date: June 23, 1869
Death date: July 7, 1943

Terms of Service

  • House, 33rd (1) (2) Legislature
    1/14/1913 - 3/26/1914
  • House, 32nd (3) Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
(1) "Two Representatives Named: Special Election Held in Falls County and Sixty-Third District - J.M. Kennedy and N.P. Houx Unopposed," 9/9/1914, p. 8. Results of special election 9/8/1914. J.M. Kennedy, "editor of Marlin Daily Democrat," and Major Houx is "at present chairman of the democratic executive committee of Limestone County." Fields resigned to be Lott postmaster; Coffey resigned to be Eddy postmaster. Galveston Daily News .
(2) N.P. Houx, sworn 9/9/1914, succeeded Joe F. Coffey, resigned 3/26/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Candidate announcement and platform, "A Card to the Voters: Of McLennan, Falls and Limestone Counties," Mexia Weekly Herald, 6/30/1910, p. 7, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Joe Frank Coffey, birth date 6/23/1869 in Kentucky; death date 7/7/1943 in Eddy, McLennan County, Texas; retired school teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Joe F. Coffey, birth date 6/23/1869, death date 7/7/1943, burial in Eddy Cemetery, Falls County. Find a Grave .
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - Joe F. Coffey, postoffice Eddy, nativity Kentucky, age 43 (born circa 1870), teacher, 18 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Obituary, "Joe Frank Coffey of Eddy Dies; Was State Legislator," 7/8/1943, p. 1. Born in Kentucky, "flotorial representative to the 32nd and 33rd sessions of the state legislature." Waco News-Tribune .
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