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William Henry Abington
September 6, 1921
Katherine Ruth Abington
February 28, 1922
August 13, 1998
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William Henry Abington - Lawyer, Legislator
U. S. Air Corps 1942 - 1945
8th Air Force - 48th Bomb Group E. T. O.
Member, Texas House of Representatives
50th, 51st, 52nd, and 53rd Legislative Sessions
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
||Katherine Salisbury Abington
||Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Wife of William Henry Abington
||February 28, 1922
||August 13, 1998
||August 17, 1998
ABINGTON, KATHERINE RUTH SALISBURY (1922-1998)
The following obituary was taken from the Austin American-Statesman, August 15, 1998.
Katherine Ruth Salisbury Abington, wife state representative William Henry Abington, was born February 28, 1922, in North Platte, Nebraska, to Arthur J. and Katherine Salisbury. While attending the University of Nebraska, she became active in the Chi Omega Sorority and later served as a chapter advisor in Fort Worth and Dallas. After marrying William Henry Abington, they had two children, a daughter, Judith Ann Abington, and a son, Thomas E. Abington. Mrs. Abington passed away on August 13, 1998, and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery four days later.