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Gus Lanier Gus Myers Lanier
Full Name: Gus Myers Lanier
Date of birth: October 28, 1893
Date of death: May 7, 1958

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 14, 1947 - Oct 1, 1947 50th (1)   Democrat Marquez / Leon   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Marquez / Leon   Leon, Madison

(1) Lanier resigned 10/1/1947. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Marine Corps, World War I, enlisted 8/1/1917 in Waco. Guss Myers Lanier, birth date 10/28/1893 in Marquez, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Guss Myers Lanier, birth date 10/28/1893 in Marquez, Texas, residence in Marquez, teacher, draft registration 6/2/1917 in Leon County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • United States Marine Corps, Private, 8/1/1917-12/22/1918. Guss Myers or Meyers Lanier, Marquez, Texas, birth date 10/28/1893, death date 5/7/1958. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • Other Resources
  • Death notice, "Former Leon Sheriff Buried," 5/8/1958, p. 3. Gus Lanier, death date 5/7/1958, former state representative. Commerce Journal.
  • Census of 1910 - Gustavus Lanier, Leon County, age 16, born circa 1894 in Texas, son of Guy T. and Emma Lanier. FamilySearch. 1910
  • Gus Myers Lanier, birth date 10/28/1893 in Marquez, death date 5/7/1958 in Marquez, Leon County, stockman. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, Gus M. Lanier, "Former Leon Sheriff, State Legislator, Dies," 5/8/1958, p. 8. Marine veteran of World War I, former Leon County sheriff, state representative 1946-1949. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Gus Lanier, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Gus. M. Lanier, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Aeronautics (Vice Chair) 
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Affairs  
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Aeronautics  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Highways and Roads  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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