Alfreda Amelia Snyder Head

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James Manley
February 16, 1909
August 17, 1992

Alfreda Amelia
February 7, 1926
November 1, 1989

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James Manley Head
1909 - 1992
House of Representatives
1933 - 1937
Texas State Senator
1937 - 1941
Good Neighbor Commission

Alfreda Amelia Head
1926 - 1989
The Watcher - Mother
She Always Leaned To Watch For Us,
Anxious If We Were Late,
In Winter By The Window,
In Summer By The Gate;

Waiting Till We Came Home To Her,
Anxious If We Are Late -
Watching From Heaven's Window Now,
Leaning From Heaven's Gate.
Full Name: Alfreda Amelia Snyder Head
AKA: Freda
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:E  Number:3
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of James Manley Head 
Birth Date: February 7, 1926 
Died: November 1, 1989 
Burial Date: November 3, 1989 

HEAD, ALFREDA AMELIA SNYDER (1926~1989) Alfreda "Freda" Head, wife of James Manley Head, was born in Douglas, West Virginia, on February 7, 1926, to Peter and Helen Snyder. She married J. Manley Head in Washington, D. C. on January 12, 1945; and together they moved to Austin in 1947, where he had graduated from the University of Texas and served as a member of both the House and Senate of Texas.

A member of the University Avenue Church of Christ, Mrs. Head passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 1989, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery two days later.

Information taken from: obituary, Austin American-Statesman, Thursday, November 2, 1989.


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