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Ken Legler Ken Legler
Full Name: Ken J. Legler
Date of birth: December 27, 1957
Date of death: June 1, 2012

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 144 Jan 11, 2011 - Jun 1, 2012 82nd (1) (2)   Republican Pasadena / Harris   Harris
H 144 Jan 13, 2009 - Jan 11, 2011 81st   Republican Pasadena / Harris   Harris
(1) Proclamation, 6/15/2012, Ordering special election in House District 144 on 11/6/2012 to serve unexpired term of Ken Legler. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Barbara Legler sworn 9/7/2012; succeeded unexpired term of husband, Ken Legler, died 6/1/2012. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 83rd Legislature, R.S., HCR 52. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, 6/5/2012. Pasadena Citizen.
  • "Remembering Ken Legler: State Rep. and Former TAB Board Member Dies Suddenly," Volume 27, Number 6, June 2012, p. 5. Texas Business Report.
  • Biographical sketch, 82nd Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Legler, Ken J. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Other Resources
  • Statement by Gov. Perry on Death of Rep. Ken Legler, Letter to Commander Jose P. Ortiz, III, Capitol Region, Texas Department of Public Safety, 6/1/2012, Flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of Representative Ken Legler. Governor Rick Perry.
  • Notice of death, 6/1/2012. Speaker of the House.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ken Legler, 81st Legislature, Members of the 80th and 81st Legislature, Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Ken Legler, 82nd Legislature, Texas House of Representatives
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 81st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 82nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber, east wall. 2W.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    82nd R.S. - 2011
    Environmental Regulation  
    Pensions, Investments, and Financial Services  
    81st R.S. - 2009
    Environmental Regulation  
    Human Services  

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