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.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Common Carriers  
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Regulation  
Public Health  

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