John B. McDonald

John Bethune McDonald

Full Name: John Bethune McDonald
Date of birth: December 21, 1921
Date of death: January 15, 1998

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 11, 1949 - Aug 29, 1949 51st (1)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson

(1) McDonald resigned 8/29/1949. Shows middle initial D., but 51st House Journal shows John B. McDonald. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, November 1998, p. 1081. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Obituary, "John B. McDonald Rites Set Sunday in Palestine," 1/17/1998, p. 4. Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Maritime Service 1942-1943; United States Navy 1944-1946, "serving aboard a minesweeper in the South Pacific theater"; World War II. Obituary, "John B. McDonald Rites Set Sunday in Palestine," 1/17/1998, p. 4. Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

51st R.S. - 1949
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Motor Traffic  
Public Health  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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