Harry R. Houston

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Harry R. Houston
Harry R Houston 1916 square.jpg
42nd Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates
In office
January 12, 1916 – January 14, 1920
Preceded by Edwin P. Cox
Succeeded by Richard L. Brewer, Jr.
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Elizabeth City County
In office
January 10, 1906 – January 14, 1920
Preceded by C. L. Collier
Succeeded by Nelson S. Groome
Personal details
Born Harry Rutherford Houston
(1878-05-20)May 20, 1878
Fincastle, Virginia, U.S.
Died November 13, 1960(1960-11-13) (aged 82)
Hampton, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Egerton Watkins
Alma mater Hampden-Sydney College
Religion Presbyterian

Harry Rutherford Houston (May 20, 1878 – November 13, 1960) was a Virginia politician. He represented Elizabeth City County in the Virginia House of Delegates, and served as that body's Speaker from 1916 until 1920.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jamerson, Bruce F. (2007). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1776-2007. Richmond: Virginia House of Delegates. 
  2. ^ Swem, Earl G. (1918). Register of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1776–1918. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 

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