Reby Cary

Reby Cary

Full Name: Reby Cary
Date of birth: September 9, 1920
Date of death: December 7, 2018

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 95 Jan 11, 1983 - Jan 8, 1985 68th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-B Jan 13, 1981 - Jan 11, 1983 67th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 32-B Jan 9, 1979 - Jan 13, 1981 66th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "Reby Cary, 1920-2018," December 17-23, 2018, edition, p. 27. Fort Worth Business Press.
  • Biographical sketch and description of the Reby Cary Papers. Fort Worth Public Library.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, "A Man of Many Firsts, Reby Cary Prepares for His First Roast on Saturday," 7/17/2014. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Biographical sketch, Obituary, "An Activist, a Veteran, a Legacy — Fort Worth's First Black School Trustee Dies," 12/8/2018. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • CARY, REBY (1920–2018). Handbook of Texas Online.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Book in LRL collection, 976.4531 C333B 2013. Bloodlines: A Dynastical History of Blacks in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, 2013.
  • Book in LRL collection, 976.4531 C333H 2008. A Historic Bombshell All Wrapped into One, "the Cinderella Kid", My Life and Times: A History of Blacks in Fort Worth, 2008.
  • Book in LRL collection, 976.4531 C333M 2002. A Magnified Princes Shall Come Out of Egypt, Texas, and Fort Worth, 2002.
  • Notice of death, 12/12/2018. Speaker of the House.
  • "Reby Cary Youth Library Opens in Fort Worth," Volume 97, Number 3, Fall 2021, p. 235. Texas Library Journal.
  • Book in LRL collection, 976.4531 C333W 2009. The Way Makers: A History of Blacks in Fort Worth, Texas & Tarrant County, 2009.

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of the 'Used Furniture'. Best and Worst Legislators 1983.

Photographs

  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 68th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 67th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Reby Cary, 66th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

68th R.S. - 1983
County Affairs  
County Affairs Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Energy (Vice Chair) 
Rules and Resolutions  
67th R.S. - 1981
Government Organization  
Government Organization Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight  
Regions, Compacts, and Districts (Chair - Budget & Oversight) 
Regions, Compacts, and Districts Subcommittee on Budget and Oversight (Chair) 
66th R.S. - 1979
Government Organization  
Regions, Compacts, and Districts  

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