John Henry Towery
Full Name: John Henry Towery
Date of birth: April 2, 1862
Date of death: July 8, 1941
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Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Athens / Henderson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- 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.
- 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.
Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
- John Henry Towery, birth date 4/2/1862, death date 7/8/1941 in Houston, 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.
- "Blackford," The Crittenden Press (Marion, Kentucky), mentions "John Henry Towery of Athens, Texas, a former Caldwell county (Kentucky) boy" on a trip, 6/18/1920, p. 8.
- 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,
J.H. Towery, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
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