E.L. Covey

Elmer Lee Covey

Full Name: Elmer Lee Covey
Date of birth: April 7, 1888
Date of death: April 22, 1977

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Bowie / Montague   Montague
H 114 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Goree / Knox   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox
H 114 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Goree / Knox   Foard, Hardeman, King, Knox

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Elmer Lee Covey, 5/19/1977, p. 9. Editor of the Goree Advocate, Mayor of Goree (1920-1922); "Covey was elected by Montague County to again serve in the Texas House of Representatives. He served in the 1945-46 term." Baylor County Banner (Seymour, Texas).
  • Obituary, E.L. Covey, "Former Legislator Dies," 4/24/1977, p. 8A. "He served in the Texas House of Representatives in the 1920s when he lived in Knox County and again in the 1940s as a representative from Montague County. He served as Knox county judge from 1935-1941." Wichita Falls Times.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. E.L. Covey, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L. Covey, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.L. Covey, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Conservation and Reclamation  
Public Health  
39th R.S. - 1925
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Confederate Home, Investigate  
Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
38th R.S. - 1923
Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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