Henry A. Turner

Henry Albert Turner

Full Name: Henry Albert Turner
Date of birth: September 20, 1872
Date of death: November 14, 1951

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Madisonville / Madison   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Madisonville / Madison   Leon, Madison
H 56 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Madisonville / Madison   Leon, Madison
H 56 Sep 13, 1926 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Madisonville / Madison   Leon, Madison

(1) Henry A. Turner, in special election 1/2/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Roger F. Robinson, resignation acknowledged by Governor 8/28/1925. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in subsequent Legislatures. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/28/1929, p. 3. Houston Post-Dispatch.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 - Henry/Henry A. Turner, Madison County, born September 1872 in Illinois, spouse Pearl E., children Henry A., Richard H., Allie, Harvey. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930
  • Henry Albert Turner and Pearl Edna Randolph, parents of Harvey Randolph Turner, birth date 4/10/1900 in Madison County. FamilySearch Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981.
  • Henry A. Turner, birth date 9/20/1872 in St. Joseph, Illinois; death date 11/14/1952 in Madisonville, Madison County, Texas; merchant, hardware dealer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry A. Turner, birth date 9/20/1872, death date 11/14/1952, burial in Madisonville Cemetery, Madisonville, Madison County. Find a Grave.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - Henry A. Turner, postoffice Madisonville, Madison County, nativity Illinois, age 58, merchant and banker, Democrat, member of former legislatures: 39th, 40th, 41st. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Game and Fisheries  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
41st R.S. - 1929
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
40th R.S. - 1927
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Public Printing  
39th R.S. - 1925
Common Carriers  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Constitutional Amendments  

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