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Edward Jacob “Ed” Cloud

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Edward Jacob “Ed” Cloud

Birth
Jonesboro, Coryell County, Texas, USA
Death
10 Mar 1972 (aged 79)
Haskell, Haskell County, Texas, USA
Burial
Rule, Haskell County, Texas, USA Add to Map
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Services for Ed Cloud, affectionately known as "Mr. Ed" were held in the First Baptist Church of Rule officiated by Rev. Leonard Malone, the pastor, and assisted by John Greeson, minister of Rule Church of Christ.

Mr. Cloud was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Cloud, pioneer settlers of this area. He had lived in the Rule Community since 1902. He married Frankie Lee Curry on 21 December 1928 in Rule, Texas.

Mr. Cloud served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives, representing Baylor, Haskell, Knox, and Throckmorton counties from 1955-1961. He was a long time Rotarian and member of the Rule Chamber of Commerce. He was a deacon of the First Baptist Church and taught the Men's Sunday School class for 35 years, 25 of them the Fisherman's Class. He was a school teacher and taught for 14 years in Haskell and adjoining counties. Mr. Cloud wrote the History of Rule, which was published in serial form in the Rule Review newspaper. A veteran of World War I, he served in the 27th Division in active combat in Germany. Mr. Cloud was a retired farmer and was selected by the Rule Chamber of Commerce as Rule's Outstanding Man of the Year in 1971. He was vice president of Farmers National Bank for nine years.

Survived by his wife; two sisters.

The Haskell Free Press
March 16, 1972

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Services for Ed Cloud, affectionately known as "Mr. Ed" were held in the First Baptist Church of Rule officiated by Rev. Leonard Malone, the pastor, and assisted by John Greeson, minister of Rule Church of Christ.

Mr. Cloud was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Cloud, pioneer settlers of this area. He had lived in the Rule Community since 1902. He married Frankie Lee Curry on 21 December 1928 in Rule, Texas.

Mr. Cloud served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives, representing Baylor, Haskell, Knox, and Throckmorton counties from 1955-1961. He was a long time Rotarian and member of the Rule Chamber of Commerce. He was a deacon of the First Baptist Church and taught the Men's Sunday School class for 35 years, 25 of them the Fisherman's Class. He was a school teacher and taught for 14 years in Haskell and adjoining counties. Mr. Cloud wrote the History of Rule, which was published in serial form in the Rule Review newspaper. A veteran of World War I, he served in the 27th Division in active combat in Germany. Mr. Cloud was a retired farmer and was selected by the Rule Chamber of Commerce as Rule's Outstanding Man of the Year in 1971. He was vice president of Farmers National Bank for nine years.

Survived by his wife; two sisters.

The Haskell Free Press
March 16, 1972

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/34041935/edward_jacob-cloud: accessed ), memorial page for Edward Jacob “Ed” Cloud (3 Jul 1892–10 Mar 1972), Find a Grave Memorial ID 34041935, citing Rule Cemetery, Rule, Haskell County, Texas, USA; Maintained by ATK (contributor 47000463).