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 William Robert “Bob” Poage

William Robert “Bob” Poage

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Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Jan 1987 (aged 87)
Temple, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 3 Lot 80 Space 1 1/2
Memorial ID 18055 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was an apprentice seaman in the US Navy during World War I. He taught geology courses at Baylor University, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1924. He was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1925 through 1929 and the State Senate from 1931 through 1937. He served twenty-one consecutive terms in the US House of Representatives, from January 3, 1937 until his resignation on December 31, 1978 and was the chairman of the Agriculture Committee from January 30, 1967 until January 30, 1975.

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  • Added: 25 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18055
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Robert “Bob” Poage (28 Dec 1899–3 Jan 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18055, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .