L. Pat Leach

Lucius Pat Leach

Full Name: Lucius Pat Leach
Date of birth: May 10, 1881
Date of death: August 20, 1931

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Big Hill / Limestone   Limestone
H 42 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Big Hill / Limestone   Limestone

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memoir of Rev. Lucius Pat Leach, 66th Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, November 1931, pp. 51-52. "In 1909, he made the race for representative of Limestone County and was elected and served two terms in the State Legislature of Texas. Pat was always a man of convictions and even while in the Legislature he was on the right side of moral questions. Both the State and the Church had in him a true friend of prohibition and righteousness." Journal of the Central Texas Conference.

Other Resources

  • L. Pat Leach, birth date 5/10/1881 in Alabama; death date 8/20/1931 in Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas; burial in Big Hill; Methodist minister; wife Mrs. Berta Champion Leach. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Rev. L.P. Leach (1881-1931), burial in Big Hill Cemetery, Big Hill, Limestone County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Rev. Pat Leach, "Methodist Pastor at Hillsboro Dies," 8/21/1931, p. 16. "Deceased was born in Alabama and settled in Limestone County when he first came to Texas. He served in the Legislature from that county." Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • 31st Legislature (1909) - Pat Leach, postoffice Big Hill, nativity Alabama, age 27 (born circa 1882), teacher, 9 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Normal and College of Industrial Arts at Denton  
Civil and Criminal Procedure  
Congressional Districts  
Contingent Expenses  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Liquor Traffic  
Revenue and Taxation  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Traffic  
Military Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Judicial Districts  
Liquor Traffic  
Military Affairs  

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