Worley, Francis Eugene, 1908-1974



Worley, Francis Eugene, 1908-1974


Bio: Francis Eugene Worley (1908-1974) was a member of the Texas State house of representatives from 1935 to 1940, and resigned when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as a member of Congress from January 3, 1941 to his resignation on April 3, 1950. He was appointed an associate judge of the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, serving from April 4, 1950 to May 4, 1959, and was appointed chief judge on May 4, 1959.


J. J. Mansfield (in wheelchair). Standing, front row L-R: Hatton Sumner, Ed Gossett, Sam Rayburn, Wright Patman (hand on Mansfield's shoulder), R. Kleberg. 2nd row: Eugene Worley, ? (from Graham, Tx.), Fritz Lanham, Nat Patton, Luther Johnson (w. hat), Lindley Beckworth (behind Johnson), Bob Poage. Back row: Paul Kilday, Albert Thomas, Ewing Thomason (slightly in front of Thomas), Charles South, George Mahon, Lyndon B. Johnson. Texas Delegation in Congress, Capitol steps, Washington DC, 1939. Photo # 39-13-1. Pre-Presidential Photo Collection, LBJ Presidential Library. No source information available: copyright restrictions may apply.


LBJ Connection: U.S. Congressman, Texas, 1941-1950; Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1950-1959