Bob Casey

Bob Casey

Original Name Robert Randolph
Birth
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Death 17 Apr 1986 (aged 70)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8062771 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. As a young man, he moved to Texas, in 1930, was a student at the University of Houston, also the South Texas School of Law, (1934-40) was admitted to the bar and opened a law firm in Alvin, Texas. He served as City Attorney of Alvin, (1942-43), a member of the school board, in 1943 and was assistant district attorney of Harris County, in charge of the civil department, in 1948. He was judge of Harris County, (1950-54), a member of board of regents of the South Texas College of Law, on the board of directors of the Speech and Hearing Center and director of the South Texas Law Journal. In 1959, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress and to the next eight succeeding Congresses, serving until his resignation in 1976. He then was appointed by President Gerald Ford, a Commissioner on the Federal Maritime Commission. He later returned to the practice of law until his death at age 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8062771
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bob Casey (27 Jul 1915–17 Apr 1986), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8062771, citing Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .