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Texas

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  • Marlin Calvary Cemetery


    Calvary Cemetery
    Marlin, Falls County, Texas
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Terry Connally (1877-1963) — also known as Tom T. Connally — of Marlin, Falls County, Tex. Born near Hewitt, McLennan County, Tex., August 19, 1877. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1901-04; Falls County Prosecuting Attorney, 1906-10; U.S. Representative from Texas 11th District, 1917-29; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1920, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944 (chair, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948, 1956; U.S. Senator from Texas, 1929-53. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Woodmen of the World; Modern Woodmen. Died in Washington, D.C., October 28, 1963 (age 86 years, 70 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jones Connally and Mary E. (Terry) Connally; married, November 16, 1904, to Louise Clarkson (died 1935); married, April 25, 1942, to Lucile (Sanderson) Sheppard; step-grandfather of Connie Mack III (1940-); step-great-grandfather of Connie Mack IV.
      Political family: Sheppard-Arnold-Mack-Bono family of Texarkana, Texas.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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