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Dero Cowley Dero D. Cowley
Full Name: Dero D. Cowley
Date of birth: March 17, 1910
Date of death: August 23, 1968

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
H 59 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Photo and biographical sketch, "Dero D. Cowley, Secretary to the Governor," 3/26/1937, p. 1. "27-year-old former member of the legislature from Hillsboro" and Secretary to Governor James V. Allred, birthday St. Patrick's Day. Hearne Democrat (Hearne, Texas).
  • Other Resources
  • Dero D. Cowley, birth date 3/17/1910, death date 8/23/1968 in Waco. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dero Cowley, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dero Cowley, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Banks and Banking  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Inspect Property at Milford, Texas, as Housing Facility for Dependent and Neglected Children, Special  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Education  
    Judicial Districts (Vice Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs  
     

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