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Reby Cary

Reby Cary
Full Name: Reby Cary
Birth date: September 9, 1920
Death date: December 7, 2018

Terms of Service

  • House, 68th Legislature
    1/11/1983 - 1/8/1985
    Democrat
  • House, 67th Legislature
    1/13/1981 - 1/11/1983
    Democrat
  • House, 66th Legislature
    1/9/1979 - 1/13/1981
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of the 'Used Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Reby Cary, 1920-2018," December 17-23, 2018, edition, p. 27. Fort Worth Business Press .
  • Biographical sketch and description of the Reby Cary Papers. Fort Worth Public Library .
  • Biographical sketch, Obituary, "An Activist, a Veteran, a Legacy — Fort Worth's First Black School Trustee Dies," 12/8/2018. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "A Man of Many Firsts, Reby Cary Prepares for His First Roast on Saturday," 7/17/2014. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • U.S. Coast Guard, World War II. Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • CARY, REBY (1920–2018). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Notice of death, 12/12/2018. Speaker of the House .
  • "Reby Cary Youth Library Opens in Fort Worth," Volume 97, Number 3, Fall 2021, p. 235. Texas Library Journal .
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