Mervyn L. Ramsey

Mervyn Lee Ramsey

Full Name: Mervyn Lee Ramsey
Date of birth: October 19, 1904
Date of death: September 9, 1970

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 9, 1945 - Sep 27, 1945 49th (1)   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola
H 7 Jul 25, 1942 - Jan 12, 1943 47th (2)   Democrat Beckville / Panola   Panola

(1) Ramsey resigned 9/17/1945. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) 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.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Mervyn L. Ramsey, 9/10/1970, p. 18. "Mr. Ramsey was a former state representative serving in the house from 1943 to 1947 from Panola County." Austin American.

Other Resources

  • Mervyn Lee Ramsey, birth date 10/19/1904 in Gary, Texas; death date 9/9/1970 in Austin, Travis County; usual residence in Pflugerville; director, Rusk State Hospital. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Mervyn L. Ramsey (1904-1970), burial in Cook-Walden Memorial Hill Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Mervyn Lee Ramsey, birth date 10/19/1904, death date 9/9/1970, family tree of Aleta R. Thompson, mentions service in Texas House of Representatives and bills authored and passed in the 48th-49th Legislatures., 2004.
  • 48th Legislature (1943) - M.L. Ramsey, postoffice Beckville, Panola County, nativity Texas, age 38, high school principal.
    49th Legislature (1945) - Mervyn L. Ramsey, age 40, superintendent of schools, member former legislatures: 47th unexpired term, 48th. Texas Legislative Manual. 48th Legislature 49th Legislature


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Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Claims and Accounts  
Highways and Roads  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Public Printing  
School Aid Appropriation, Special  
School Districts (Vice Chair) 
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
48th R.S. - 1943
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 

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