John Edward Puryear

Full Name: John Edward Puryear
Date of birth: October 28, 1885
Date of death: March 6, 1971

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 122 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Wellington / Collingsworth   Collingsworth, Donley, Gray, Wheeler

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • John Edward Puryear, birth date 10/28/1885 in Hunt County; death date 3/6/1971 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County; rancher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John E. Puryear (1885-1971), burial in South Fairview Cemetery, Wellington, Collingsworth County. Includes reprint of obituary in The Wellington Leader, 3/11/1971. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "J.E. Puryear, Longtime County Resident Dies," The Wellington Leader, 3/11/1971, pp. 1, 8. John Edward Puryear, "retired Wellington farmer and former member of the State Legislature from this district . . . Mr. Puryear served in the 43rd Texas Legislature during 1933 and 1934," birth date 10/28/1885.
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - John Puryear, postoffice Wellington, Collingsworth County, nativity Texas, age 47, stock farmer. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. John Puryear, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Claims and Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Game and Fisheries  
Livestock and Stock Raising  

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