Corry T. Sheats

Corry Thaddeus Sheats

Full Name: Corry Thaddeus Sheats
Date of birth: July 5, 1902
Date of death: May 29, 1966

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson
H 63 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson

Terms of Service top

House District 63
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Franklin / Robertson
Counties in district: Robertson
House District 63
Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927
Legislatures: 39th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Franklin / Robertson
Counties in district: Robertson

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • "Six Students in Legislature: Solons Are Woodall, Sheats, Woodruff, Tomme, Maxwell, and Young," 10/3/1926, p. 11, biographical sketches of Cory Sheats, Homer Maxwell, Ben J. Woodall, Grady Woodruff, Thomas J. Renfro, and Dewey Young, all serving in the called session and students at the The University of Texas. Daily Texan.

Other Resources

  • Corry T. Sheats, class of 1922 UT graduate, death date 5/29/1966. November 1966, p. 32. The Alcalde.
  • Obituary, 5/30/1966, p. 10. Austin Statesman.
  • Corry Thaddeus Sheats and Myrtice White, parents of daughter Carolyn Jean Sheats, born 9/24/1936. FamilySearch Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  • Corry Sheats, birth date 7/5/1902, death May 1966 in Austin. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • Corry T. Sheats, birth date 7/5/1902, death date 5/29/1966, burial in Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • "Seven University of Texas Students are Members of Legislature; One is Senator," 1/12/1925, p. 11. San Antonio Express.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Common Carriers  
Judicial Districts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions (Vice Chair) 
39th R.S. - 1925
Blanket Tax for UT Students, Investigate  
Common Carriers  
Confederate Home, Investigate  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Judicial Districts  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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