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Lindley Garrison Beckworth, Sr
Birth: Jun. 29, 1913
Kaufman County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1984
Smith County
Texas, USA

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1937, commenced law practice in Gilmer, Texas and was a member of the State House of Representatives from 1936 to 1938. In 1939 he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1953. Not a candidate for renomination, he resumed leagl practice and was reelected to the Eighty-fifth Congress and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving 1957 to 1967. After his final term, he served as a judge in the United States Custom Court, New York City, 1967 to 1968. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Otis Jefferson Beckworth (1884 - 1964)
  Josephine Beckworth (1886 - 1938)
  Linnie Leneer Beckworth Smith (1913 - 1981)*
  Lindley Garrison Beckworth (1913 - 1984)
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Smith County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 21, 2008
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Lindley Garrison Beckworth, Sr
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Mar. 13, 2013
My husband's namesake. Husband's father and Lindley Beckworth were best of friends
 Added: Dec. 28, 2012
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