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Leslie Luther Hudson

Less L. Hudson
Full Name: Leslie Luther "Less" Hudson
Birth date: May 5, 1872
Death date: August 10, 1952

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th (1) Legislature
    3/2/1903 - 1/10/1905
(1) Absent on first day; Resolution of Sympathy for Hon. Less L. Hudson, 1/17/1903, p. 91 (Hudson "is now seriously ill at his home and not able to attend the sessions of the House"); sworn 3/2/1903, Hon. Less L. Hudson Takes Oath of Office, 3/2/1903, p. 532; Per Diem of Hon. L.L. Hudson, 3/16/1903, p. 788. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Lesley Luther Hudson, birth date 5/5/1872 in Texas; death date 8/10/1952 in Glen Rose, Somervell County; oil & cattle, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Leslie L. Hudson (1872-1952), burial in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Wise County. Find a Grave .
  • "Less L. Hudson, former member of the legislature, from the flotorial district which includes Tarrant, Wise, Denton and Cooke counties, and who refused to accept his salary vouchers in the session of 1903 because he was sick in bed and could not attend the house sessions, was here yesterday . . . " 9/25/1906, p. 5. Discusses move to Reno, Nevada, and investment interests in Nevada. Houston Post .
  • Portrait/drawing and biographical sketch, "Less L. Hudson: One of the Newcomers to Nevada, Who Believes in Its Future Greatness," Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada), 7/28/1909, p. 1. Originally from Texas, moved to Nevada in 1905. Newspapers.com .
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Less L. Hudson, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1873), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • "Less Hudson in Nevada," 12/9/1910, p. 4. Hon. Less L. Hudson "represented this flotorial district in the legislature several years ago." Wise County Messenger .
  • Obituary of L.L. Hudson, 8/28/1952, p. 7. Leslie Luther Hudson, born 5/30/1873 in the original Hudson homestead on Indian Creek; son of Uncle Jimmie and Nancy A. Hudson; married Willie Aurelia Heath in July 1902; died 8/10/1952. "In 1902, he was also elected to the State Legislature as Flotorial Representative, and after serving one term he came to Fort Worth and formed a law partnership . . . ". Wise County Messenger .
  • Death notice, 8/14/1952, p. 1. Wise County Messenger .
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