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Homer Thornberry
Birth: Jan. 9, 1909
Death: Dec. 12, 1995

Democratic congressman and US Court of Appeals Judge. He replaced Lyndon Johnson is the House of Representatives when Johnson was elected to the US Senate in 1948. He served in Congress until 1963. President Johnson nominated him to the US Supreme Court in 1968, but the nomination stalled and he remained on the Court of Appeals. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eloise Engle Thornberry (1919 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Kate Thornberry Hill (1950 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Texas State Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Republic Hill Section 2 Row N Plot 1
GPS (lat/lon): 30.1592, -97.43633
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 24, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18034
Homer Thornberry
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Homer Thornberry
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Homer Thornberry
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God bless you today and always. Sleep in the arms of the angels in heaven, Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jan. 9, 2014

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Dec. 12, 2013
God bless you on your birthday and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
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