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Leslie Luther Hudson

Full Name: Leslie Luther "Less" Hudson
Date of birth: May 30, 1873
Date of death: August 10, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 108 Mar 2, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Cooke, Denton, Tarrant, Wise

(1) Absent on first day; Resolution of Sympathy for Hon. Less L. Hudson, 1/17/1903, p. 91 (Hudson "is now seriously ill at his home and not able to attend the sessions of the House"); sworn 3/2/1903, Hon. Less L. Hudson Takes Oath of Office, 3/2/1903, p. 532; Per Diem of Hon. L.L. Hudson, 3/16/1903, p. 788. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Portrait/drawing and biographical sketch, "Less L. Hudson: One of the Newcomers to Nevada, Who Believes in Its Future Greatness," Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada), 7/28/1909, p. 1. Originally from Texas, moved to Nevada in 1905. Newspapers.com.

Other Resources

  • Leslie L. Hudson (1872-1952), burial in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Wise County. Find a Grave.
  • "Less L. Hudson, former member of the legislature, from the flotorial district which includes Tarrant, Wise, Denton and Cooke counties, and who refused to accept his salary vouchers in the session of 1903 because he was sick in bed and could not attend the house sessions, was here yesterday . . . " 9/25/1906, p. 5. Discusses move to Reno, Nevada, and investment interests in Nevada. Houston Post.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Less L. Hudson, postoffice Fort Worth, nativity Texas, age 30 (born circa 1873), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • "Less Hudson in Nevada," 12/9/1910, p. 4. Hon. Less L. Hudson "represented this flotorial district in the legislature several years ago." Wise County Messenger.
  • Death notice, 8/14/1952, p. 1. Wise County Messenger.
  • Obituary of L.L. Hudson, 8/28/1952, p. 7. Leslie Luther Hudson, birth date 5/30/1873, son of Uncle Jimmie and Nancy A. Hudson, marriage to Miss Willie Aurelia Health July 1902, death date 8/10/1952, "interment was in Aurora Cemetery." "In 1902, he was also elected to the State Legislature as Flotorial Representative, and after serving one term he came to Fort Worth and formed a law partnership . . . ". Wise County Messenger.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

28th R.S. - 1903
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revenue and Taxation  

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