J.H. Towery

John Henry Towery

Full Name: John Henry Towery
Date of birth: April 2, 1862
Date of death: July 8, 1941

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 54 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson

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House District 54
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Athens / Henderson
Counties in district: Henderson

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Other Resources

  • J.H. Towery, marriage to Anna Larue 9/28/1904 in Athens, Henderson County.
    Census of 1930 - John H. Towery, Athens, Henderson County, age 67, born circa 1863 in Kentucky, salesman/oil leases, spouse Anna L. FamilySearch. 1930 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • John Henry Towery, birth date 4/2/1862; death date 7/8/1941 in Houston, Harris County; retired merchant; burial or removal in Palestine; father F.L. Towery, mother Belinda Roberts. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Spouse Anna LaRue Towery (1876-1935), burial in Athens Cemetery, Henderson County. Obituary in Athens Review 11/14/1935 mentions former Representative J.H. Towery, marriage date 9/28/1905. Find a Grave.
  • "John Henry Towery of Athens, Texas, a former Caldwell county (Kentucky) boy" on a trip, "Blackford," The Crittenden Press (Marion, Kentucky), 6/18/1920, p. 8. Newspapers.com.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - J.H. Towery, postoffice Athens, Henderson County, nativity Kentucky, age 69 (born circa 1862), retired, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. Henderson County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Obituary, "J.H. Towery, 71, Dies at Athens," 7/11/1941, p. 13, Athens, special to The Telegraph. "He also served as a member of the legislature from this county in 1931." Tyler Morning Telegraph.


  • Photograph. J.H. Towery, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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42nd R.S. - 1931
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Liquor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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