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 for Elizabeth City and Hampton
In office
February 28, 1923 – January 13, 1926
Preceded by Nelson S. Groome
Succeeded by G. Alvin Massenburg
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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