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Jesse Elbert Roach
Full Name: Jesse Elbert Roach
Date of birth: December 11, 1901
Date of death: February 14, 1988

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Commerce / Hunt   Hunt, Rains
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, "Jesse E. Roach, Owner of Famed Steak House," 2/16/1988, p. 17. "The former Texas House of Representatives member started the Cattleman's Steak House in the Stockyards . . . He [Roach] was elected by Hunt and Rains Counties to the Texas House of Representatives in the 1930s." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Other Resources
  • Jesse Elbert Roach, birth date 12/11/1901 in Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas, marriage to Mozell Ophelia Beaman on 10/14/1940 in Dallas, residence in Austin, Travis County and lawyer and insurance agent as of 2/16/1942, death date 2/14/1988, father Thomas N. Roach, mother Annie M. Dubose. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Ancestry.com.
  • Jesse E. Roach, birth date 12/11/1901, death date 2/14/1988, interment in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, with spouse Mozelle O. Roach. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, November 1988, p. 1077. Jesse E. Roach, "Attended Little Rock School of Pharmacy . . . practiced law in Commerce and Greenville during early 1940's." Texas Bar Journal.
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - Jesse E. Roach, postoffice Commerce, Hunt County, nativity Texas, age 32 (born circa 1903), lawyer and reg. druggist. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jesse E. Roach, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
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