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Mrs. Persis J. Henderson Persis Henderson
Full Name: Persis Henderson
Other surnames: Jones
Date of birth: June 20, 1895
Date of death: May 25, 1972

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Apr 13, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st (1)   Democrat Groesbeck / Limestone   Limestone

(1) Persis (Mrs. A. Robin) Henderson, in special election 4/11/1949, sworn 4/13/1949, succeeded her husband, A. Robin Henderson, died 3/15/1949. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch (Persis Jones Henderson). Relatives: A. Robin Henderson - husband, Persis Jones Henderson - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mrs. Persis J. Henderson, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Common Carriers  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Public Health  

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