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Ken Legler

Ken Legler
Full Name: Ken J. Legler
Birth date: December 27, 1957
Death date: June 1, 2012

Terms of Service

  • House, 82nd (1) (2) Legislature
    1/11/2011 - 6/1/2012
  • House, 81st Legislature
    1/13/2009 - 1/11/2011
(1) Proclamation, 6/15/2012, Ordering special election in House District 144 on 11/6/2012 to serve unexpired term of Ken Legler. Governor Rick Perry .
(2) Barbara Legler sworn 9/7/2012; succeeded unexpired term of husband, Ken Legler, died 6/1/2012. Oaths of Office .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


  • Photograph. Ken Legler, Members of the 80th and 81st Legislature, Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Ken Legler, Texas House of Representatives

Other Resources

  • Statement by Gov. Perry on Death of Rep. Ken Legler, Letter to Commander Jose P. Ortiz, III, Capitol Region, Texas Department of Public Safety, 6/1/2012, Flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of Representative Ken Legler. Governor Rick Perry .
  • Obituary, 6/5/2012. Pasadena Citizen .
  • Notice of death, 6/1/2012. Speaker of the House .
  • "Remembering Ken Legler: State Rep. and Former TAB Board Member Dies Suddenly," Volume 27, Number 6, June 2012, p. 5. Texas Business Report .
  • Biographical sketch, 82nd Legislature. Texas House of Representatives .
  • Legler, Ken J. Texas State Cemetery .

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