P.L. Crossley

Pleasant Lewis Crossley

Full Name: Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr.
Date of birth: August 4, 1895
Date of death: December 3, 1971

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 106 Jan 14, 1941 - Sep 27, 1941 47th (1)   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland
H 106 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Eastland / Eastland   Eastland

(1) Lonnie H. Flewellen, in special election 7/25/1942, succeeded Pleasant L. Crossley, resigned 9/27/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Pleasant Lewis Crossley, Sr. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. Lewis P. Crossley, World War I record; Lewis Pleasant Crossley, residence in Carbon, Eastland, County; born in Geneva, Alabama. Application for Victory Medal on 5/16/1921- Sgt. Candidate, C.I.O.T.S. Waco, Tex. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin). Application for Victory Medal World War I Record
  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895 in Geneva, Alabama; home address in Carbon, Texas; draft registration 6/5/1917 in Eastland County, Texas. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • United States Army, Sergeant, Company D, COTS, Cp McArthur. Pleasant Lewis or Lewis Pleasant Crossley, Carbon, Texas, birth date 8/4/1895, death date 12/3/1971. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • United States Army, Sergeant, World War I. "On Sept. 5, 1917, Mr. Crossley entered the U.S. Army and was stationed at Camp McArthur in San Antonio. He was made a sergeant on Dec. 11, 1917 and honorably discharged the next year." Memorial, February 1972, p. 172. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895 in Alabama; death date 12/3/1971 in Lubbock, Lubbock County; County Judge, Eastland Co. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Pleasant Lewis Crossley, birth date 8/4/1895, death date 12/3/1971, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland County, with spouse Mavanee Crouch Crossley. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "P.L. Crossley's Services Slated," 12/5/1971, p. A-7. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.


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Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Banks and Banking  
Local and Uncontested Bills (Chair) 
Oil, Gas and Mining  
46th R.S. - 1939
Banks and Banking  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Military Affairs  

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