A.P. Cagle

Alvah Penn Cagle

Full Name: Alvah Penn Cagle
Date of birth: May 9, 1896
Date of death: May 5, 1962

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97-1 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
H 97-1 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan

Terms of Service top

House District 97-1
Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939
Legislatures: 45th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan
House District 97-1
Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937
Legislatures: 44th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Waco / McLennan
Counties in district: McLennan

Biographical Information top

Selected newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, June 1962, p. 570. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Alvah Penn Cagle, birth date 5/9/1896 in Texas; death date 5/5/1962 in Waco, McLennan County; university teacher/teacher political science. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Alvah Penn Cagle, birth date 5/9/1896, death date 5/5/1962, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Dr. Cagle, Waco Demo Leader Dies," 5/6/1962, pp. 1, 15. "He served two terms in the Texas legislature, 1935-39 and later became a member of the Waco City Council and as mayor pro-tem . . . Dr. Cagle was an architect of the Texas Election Code during its rewriting in 1950-51." Waco Tribune-Herald.


  • Photograph. A.P. Cagle, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. A.P. Cagle, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

45th R.S. - 1937
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
44th R.S. - 1935
Constitutional Amendments  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
School Districts  

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