Joe R. Monkhouse

Joseph Robert Monkhouse

Full Name: Joseph Robert "Joe" Monkhouse
Date of birth: March 25, 1897
Date of death: July 15, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Uvalde / Uvalde   Dimmit, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
H 77 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Uvalde / Uvalde   Dimmit, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "J.R. Monkhouse, Once Legislator, Dies on Trip," 7/18/1952, p. 11. State representative from Uvalde County 1936-1941; died 7/15/1952 on a trip to Yellowstone National Park. Funeral, "Rites for Joe Monkhouse Set at Waxahachie Today," 7/19/1952, p. 10. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Obituary, Joe R. Monkhouse, 7/16/1952, p. 1. Monkhouse was "a veteran of overseas service in France in World War I." Waxahachie Daily Light.

Military Service Notes

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Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Motor Traffic (Chair) 
Livestock and Stock Raising  
State Affairs  
Voting Machine for the House, Special  
45th R.S. - 1937
Banks and Banking  
Game and Fisheries  
Live Stock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  

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