Paul Finn

John Paul Finn

Full Name: John Paul Finn
Date of birth: May 10, 1893
Date of death: December 21, 1934

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 47 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Sunset / Montague   Montague
H 47 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Sunset / Montague   Montague

Terms of Service top

House District 47
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Sunset / Montague
Counties in district: Montague
House District 47
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Sunset / Montague
Counties in district: Montague

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/27/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Obituary, "Paul Finn, Prominent Citizen, Buried Here," Wise County Messenger, 12/27/1934, p. 1. Former representative. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • John Paul Finn, birth date 5/10/1893 in Bonita, Texas; death date 12/21/1934 in Gainesville, Cooke County; residence in Sunset, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Paul Finn, birth date 5/10/1893, death date 12/21/1934, burial in Oaklawn Cemetery, Decatur, Wise County. Includes obituary from Wise County Messenger, 12/27/1934, p.1. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. Paul Finn, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Paul Finn, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Banks and Banking (Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Public Health  
41st R.S. - 1929
Banks and Banking  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Health  

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