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P.A. Turner Pleasant Asbury Turner
Full Name: Pleasant Asbury Turner
Date of birth: April 2, 1850
Date of death: April 27, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 1 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th (1) (2)   Democrat Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1924 due to redistricting. Act approved 1921 and effective Apr. 1, 1924, 37th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 60, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 38th Legislature - 1/9/1923, p. 1-2, List of State Senators Elected at the General Election Held November Seventh, 1922. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 40th Legislature, 1st C.S., Simple Resolution 45, 6/7/1927, p. 478. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Pleasant Asbury Turner, birth date 4/2/1850, death date 4/27/1927, interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. P.A. Turner, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, west wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Confederate Home  
    Constitutional Amendments (Vice Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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