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Rufus Hardy
Birth: Dec. 16, 1855
Death: Mar. 13, 1943

US Congressman. He was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi, graduated from the University of Georgia Law School in 1875 and became an attorney in Navasota, Texas. He moved to Corsicana in 1878 and served as Navarro County Prosecutor from 1880 to 1884, District Attorney of the Texas thirteenth judicial district from 1884 to1888, and District Judge from 1888 to 1896. In 1906 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat and served eight terms, 1907 to 1923. From 1911 to 1919 he was Chairman of the House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy. Hardy did not run for reelection in 1922 and practiced law until his death in Corsicana. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Felicia E. Peck Hardy (1859 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Fay Hardy (1882 - 1929)*
  Naneil Hardy Holloway (1886 - 1973)*
  Mildred Hardy Taggart (1898 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Gail Richards
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29463003
Rufus Hardy
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Rufus Hardy
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Rufus Hardy
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014
___ RUFUS HARDY's children {birth/death dates unknown} were~~ ___ FAY HARDY ___ N.H. HARDY~HOLLOWAY ___ HELEN H. HARDY~HOLMES ___ MILDRED HARDY~TAGGART ___ RUFUS HARDY. . . . Source "HARDY and HARDIE, Past and Present" published 1935. <+><
- TERRY BERT HARDY
 Added: Feb. 13, 2013
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