E.H. Thornton, Jr.

Eli Henry Thornton

Full Name: Eli Henry Thornton, Jr.
Date of birth: February 27, 1910
Date of death: July 10, 2005

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 18 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 18 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, October 2005, p. 880. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Appropriations (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
House Rules Revision  
Public Health  
45th R.S. - 1937
Commerce and Manufactures  
Interstate Cooperation  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
44th R.S. - 1935
Arrests of Certain Motor Vehicle Operators, Special  
Commercial Motor Vehicles Investigation  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  

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