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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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 63rd Legislature, R.S., HCR 39. Birth date 11/18/1890. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mrs. Laura Burleson Negley, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    State Affairs  
    State Treasury, Investigate  

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