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James R. Eubank

James Rowland Eubank
Louisiana State Representative for Rapides Parish
In office
May 1952 – November 9, 1952
Preceded by

W. George Bowdon, Jr.

T. C. Brister
Succeeded by Lloyd George Teekell
Personal details
Born (1914-12-08)December 8, 1914
Place of birth missing
Died

November 9, 1952 (aged 37)
Alexandria, Rapides Parish

Louisiana, USA
Resting place Greenwood Memorial Park in Pineville, Louisiana
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Katherine Bringhurst Eubank
Relations Swords Lee (maternal grandfather)
Children

Robert Benjamin Eubank

Elizabeth Tracy Eubank
Parents Maude Lee and Benjamin Franklin Eubank
Residence Alexandria, Louisiana
Alma mater Louisiana State University Law Center
Occupation Lawyer
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Battles/wars World War II

James Rowland Eubank (December 8, 1914 – November 9, 1952) was a lawyer from Alexandria, Louisiana, who served for six months during 1952 in the Louisiana House of Representatives for Rapides Parish.[1] He died in office at the age of thirty-seven from a heart attack.[2]

Eubank was a floor leader for special election in 1953 to fill the remaining three years of Eubank's term.[1]

Eubank was the only child of Maude Lee Eubank (1885-1958)[3] and Benjamin Franklin Eubank (1882-1962), a former official of the Louisiana State Police and the state hospital system.[4] Eubank and his wife, the former Katherine Bringhurst, had two children, Robert Benjamin Eubank (born 1942) and Elizabeth Tracy Eubank (born August 1943).[2] Eubank was a maternal grandson of Swords Lee, a timber businessman in Pollock and Alexandria, who represented Grant Parish in the Louisiana House from 1904 to 1908. He was a descendant of the Lee family of Virginia. His middle name is derived from his great-grandmother, Martha Roland Lee, spelled without the "w".[5]

Eubank served in the United States Army during World War II. He is interred alongside his parents at Greenwood Memorial Park in Pineville, Louisiana.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Membership in the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1812-2012" (PDF). house.louisiana.gov. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "James Rowland Eubank".  
  3. ^ "Maude Lee Eubank". findagrave.com. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Benjamin Franklin Eubank". findagrave.com. Retrieved December 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Col. Stephen R. Lee of Alexandria Dies at His Home Feb. 13: Industrial and Political Leader, Descendant of Famous Lees".  
Preceded by
W. George Bowdon, Jr.

T. C. Brister
Lawrence T. Fuglaar

Louisiana State Representative for Rapides Parish

James Rowland Eubank
(alongside Cecil R. Blair and H. N. Goff)
May 1952–November 1952

Succeeded by
Lloyd George Teekell


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