Lon E. Alsup

Lon E. Alsup

Full Name: Lonnie Everett "Lon" Alsup
Date of birth: April 25, 1898
Date of death: August 7, 1969

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 14, 1941 - Sep 24, 1941 47th (1)   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (2)   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola

(1) Mervyn Ramsey, in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded Lon E. Alsup, resigned 9/24/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Lon Everett Alsup, birth date 4/25/1898 in Texas; death date 8/7/1969 in San Antonio, Bexar County; director, State Blind Commission. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Lon E. Alsup (1898-1969), burial in Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pflugerville, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Occupational and biographical information - 45th Legislature, Chapter 1, "The Big Job," pp. 1-17. The Legislature and the Texas People, 1937.
  • "Three Blind Lawmakers in Texas Legislature," Mt. Pleasant Daily Times, 6/23/1933, p. 3, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Council of State Governments  
Equipment in Hall of House (Desks and Chairs), Special  
Installation of Public Address System in the House, Special  
Local and Uncontested Bills  
Rural Aid Advisory, Special  
46th R.S. - 1939
Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists, Special  
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
House Rules Revision  
Local and Uncontested Bills, Special  
Public Lands and Buildings Committee Minutes, Special  
School Districts  
45th R.S. - 1937
Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
Enrolled Bills  
Equalization Fund, Special  
Seating Arrangements (New Desks in the House of Representatives), Special  
44th R.S. - 1935
Common Carriers  
Counties (Chair) 
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Piano Purchase for House of Representatives, Special  
Public Printing  
Revenue and Taxation  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Common Carriers  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Constitutional Amendments  
42nd R.S. - 1931
Liquor Traffic  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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