Mrs. Laura Burleson Negley

Laura Burleson Negley

Full Name: Laura Negley
Other surnames: Burleson
Date of birth: November 18, 1890
Date of death: January 23, 1973

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-1 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

Terms of Service top

House District 78-1
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: San Antonio / Bexar
Counties in district: Bexar

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Photo and biographical sketch, Laura Burleson Negley. Birth date 11/7/1890. First woman elected to Texas Legislature from San Antonio. With Helen Moore, one of first two women to serve in the Legislature at the same time. Relatives: Edward Burleson - great-grandfather. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/1/1929, p. 4. Houston Post-Dispatch.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Criminal Jurisprudence  
State Affairs  
State Treasury, Investigate  

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