John Emmett Lyle, Jr

John Emmett Lyle, Jr

Birth
Boyd, Wise County, Texas, USA
Death 11 Nov 2003 (aged 93)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 8086505 · View Source
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US Congressman. A veteran of World War II, he served in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant, serving in Malta, North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and during the Anzio Campaign for which he was awarded the Purple Heart. Elected to represent Texas's 14th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1945 to 1955. Also served as a Member of the Texas State House of Representatives from 1941 to 1944, Presidential Commissions under President John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Ronald Reagan, as a Member of the Federal Council on Aging, and as a Member of the Texas State Cemetery Commission in 2003.

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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 14 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8086505
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Emmett Lyle, Jr (4 Sep 1910–11 Nov 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8086505, citing Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .