Geo. S. Berry

George Sebastian Berry

Full Name: George Sebastian Berry
Date of birth: September 15, 1898
Date of death: July 1, 1955

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97-2 Jan 11, 1955 - Jul 1, 1955 54th (1)   Democrat Lubbock / Lubbock   Lubbock
H 97-2 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Lubbock / Lubbock   Lubbock

(1) Berry died 7/1/1955. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, September 1955, p. 547. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • Signal Corps, Private, World War I. Military grave marker, George S. Berry, birth date 9/15/1898, death date 7/1/1955, burial in Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock County. Includes biographical sketch, photo of Private Geo. S. Berry. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army Signal Corps, Private, 13th Service Company, World War I. Commander of American Legion Department of Texas, 1947-1948. George S. Berry Post 575, American Legion, Department of Texas.
  • Military service in Signal Corps described in "Events of First Armistice Day Recalled by World War I Vets," 11/11/1948, pp. 1, 10. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.

Other Resources

  • George Sebastian Berry, birth date 9/15/1898 in Hood County, Texas; parents Francis Marion Berry and Drusilla Jane Burton. FamilySearch Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981.
  • George S. Berry, birth date 9/15/1898 in Tolar, Texas; death date 7/1/1955 in Austin, Travis County; usual residence in Lubbock; attorney; served in World War I. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary and photo, "George Berry Dies in Austin Hospital" and "Special Election Required to Name Successor to Rep. Berry," 7/2/1955, pp. 1, 12; "Last Rites Held for Rep. George Berry," 7/4/1955, p. 3. Born 9/15/1898 in Granbury, Hood County. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.


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Committee Information top

54th R.S. - 1955
Judicial Districts  
Military and Veteran's Affairs (Chair) 
Municipal and Private Corporations  
53rd R.S. - 1953
Highways and Roads  
Livestock and Stock Raising  

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