Joe F. Coffey

Joe Frank Coffey

Full Name: Joe Frank Coffey
Date of birth: June 23, 1869
Date of death: July 7, 1943

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 14, 1913 - Mar 26, 1914 33rd (1) (2)   Democrat Eddy / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan
H 69 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd (3)   Democrat Eddy / McLennan   Falls, Limestone, McLennan

(1) "Two Representatives Named: Special Election Held in Falls County and Sixty-Third District - J.M. Kennedy and N.P. Houx Unopposed," 9/9/1914, p. 8. Results of special election 9/8/1914. J.M. Kennedy, "editor of Marlin Daily Democrat," and Major Houx is "at present chairman of the democratic executive committee of Limestone County." Fields resigned to be Lott postmaster; Coffey resigned to be Eddy postmaster. Galveston Daily News.
(2) N.P. Houx, sworn 9/9/1914, succeeded Joe F. Coffey, resigned 3/26/1914. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Candidate announcement and platform, "A Card to the Voters: Of McLennan, Falls and Limestone Counties," Mexia Weekly Herald, 6/30/1910, p. 7, crediting Gibbs Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Joe Frank Coffey of Eddy Dies; Was State Legislator," 7/8/1943, p. 1. Born in Kentucky, "flotorial representative to the 32nd and 33rd sessions of the state legislature." Waco News-Tribune.

Other Resources

  • Joe Frank Coffey, birth date 6/23/1869 in Kentucky; death date 7/7/1943 in Eddy, McLennan County, Texas; retired school teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joe F. Coffey, birth date 6/23/1869, death date 7/7/1943, burial in Eddy Cemetery, Falls County. Find a Grave.
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - Joe F. Coffey, postoffice Eddy, nativity Kentucky, age 43 (born circa 1870), teacher, 18 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Capitol Basement, Inspect  
Congressional Districts  
Federal Relations  
Labor (Chair) 
Military Affairs  
32nd R.S. - 1911
Commerce and Manufactures  
Contingent Expenses  
Military Affairs  

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