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George Sebastian Berry

Geo. S. Berry
Full Name: George Sebastian Berry
Birth date: September 15, 1898
Death date: July 1, 1955

Terms of Service

  • House, 54th (1) Legislature
    1/11/1955 - 7/1/1955
  • House, 53rd Legislature
    1/13/1953 - 1/11/1955
(1) Berry died 7/1/1955. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • George Sebastian Berry, birth date 9/15/1898 in Hood County, Texas; parents Francis Marion Berry and Drusilla Jane Burton. FamilySearch Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 .
  • George S. Berry, birth date 9/15/1898 in Tolar, Texas; death date 7/1/1955 in Austin, Travis County; usual residence in Lubbock; attorney; served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Signal Corps, Private, World War I. Military grave marker, George S. Berry, birth date 9/15/1898, death date 7/1/1955, burial in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock County. Includes biographical sketch, photo of Private Geo. S. Berry. Find a Grave .
  • United States Army Signal Corps, Private, 13th Service Company, World War I. Commander of American Legion Department of Texas, 1947-1948. George S. Berry Post 575, American Legion, Department of Texas .
  • Obituary and photo, "George Berry Dies in Austin Hospital" and "Special Election Required to Name Successor to Rep. Berry," 7/2/1955, pp. 1, 12; "Last Rites Held for Rep. George Berry," 7/4/1955, p. 3. Born 9/15/1898 in Granbury, Hood County. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Military service in Signal Corps described in "Events of First Armistice Day Recalled by World War I Vets," 11/11/1948, pp. 1, 10. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • Memorial, September 1955, p. 547. Texas Bar Journal .
  • Mentioned in Curtis Bishop, "Historic Names in the 54th: Descendants of many who made early Texas history carry on family traditions of service to their State as members of the 54th Legislature," Volume XVI, Number 1, June 1955, pp. 37, 38, 40. Texas Parade .
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