The Dallas Journal, Volume 56, 2010 Page: 93
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Obituaries from The Southwestern Advocate 1939
December 21, 1939
Mrs. W. E. Anderson, of Desdemona died at the parsonage on November 21, 1939.
W. H. Strong died at the home of his wife's sister, Mrs. S. Guy Hardage, near Higgins, Texas
on December 14, 1939.
Additions and Errata
Mayors of Dallas 1856-2002
When the article, Mayors of Dallas, was published in the DGS Journal 2002, Vol. 47, page 12, it
was not known that Joe Lawther married a second time after the death of his first wife.
Additionally Laura Miller's birth date was given as her marriage date. Since that publication,
Tom Leppert has become the Dallas mayor. The following are updates to that compilation.
Name Term Birth Death and Marriage
Joseph Earl Lawther 1917-19 11 Feb 1876 24 Apr 1943 * Irma B. Enlow
Galveston, Dallas, TX 22 Oct 1895
Galveston, TX Grove Hill Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Cemetery * Anna Florence Walden
Dallas, TX 8 Jun 1925
Kansas City, Jackson,
Laura Suzanne Miller 2002- 18 Nov 1958 * Steven Dennis Wolens
2007 Baltimore, 20 Mar 1987
Maryland Dallas County Texas
Thomas Chris Leppert2 2007- 15 June 1954, New * Laura Anne Broderick
York City, New 1985
Recorder of Deeds (Jackson County, Missouri) to Barbara Ware, letter, received after 13 Jan 2003, privately held
by Barbara Ware [address for private use], Dallas, Texas, confirming marriage of Joseph E. Lawther to Anna
2 "Tom Leppert," Wikepedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Leppert accessed: 19 Sept 2010). "Texas Birth
Index, 1903-1997," database: Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com:2010 accessed on 19 September 2010) for
Christian Powers Leppert child of Thomas Chris Leppert and Laura Anne Broderick. Dave Levinthal, "One goal,
two distinct paths - Leppert touts his political newcomer as an asset," The Dallas Morning News, 3 Jun 2007,
archived NewsBank America's Newspapers (http://infoweb.newsbank.com: accessed 19 Sept 2010).
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