J.A. Hughes

John Arthur Hughes

Full Name: John Arthur Hughes
Date of birth: October 14, 1882
Date of death: June 13, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   Bell, Falls, McLennan

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • John Arthur Hughes, birth date 10/14/1882 in Nacogdoches; death date 6/13/1952 in Houston; first marriage to Lura D. Fredericks (1882-1921) on 10/18/1909, second marriage to Eloise Dugger about 1926, Lambeth Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1900 - John H. [John A.] Hughes, Smith County, age 18, born October 1882, farm laborer, son of John D. and Annie Hughes.
    Census of 1910 - J.H. Hughes, Waco, McLennan County, age 27, born circa 1883, bookkeeper/lumber company, spouse Lulu, married 6 months.
    Census of 1920 - Arthur J. Hughes, Waco, McLennan County, age 37, born circa 1883, lawyer/civil, spouse Lura D. Hughes, daughters Helen and Lena F., sons John H. and Williams D.
    Census of 1940 - John A. Hughes, Marion County, last place of residence on 4/1/1935: Waco, McLennan County, age 57, born circa 1883, lawyer, spouse Eloise Hughes, son Author [Arthur] Carroll Hughes. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1940
  • John Arthur Hughes, birth date 10/14/1882 in Texas; death date 6/13/1952 in Houston, Harris County; lawyer; father John D. Hughes, mother Annie Moore. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Arthur Hughes, birth date 10/14/1882, permanent home address in Waco, McLennan County; attorney; wife Mrs. Lura F. Hughes; draft registration in Waco on 9/12/1918. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • John A. Hughes (1882-1952), burial in Brookside Memorial Park, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • John A. Hughes, "Mr. Hughes came to our city a little over two years ago to practice his profession as an attorney . . . " "John A. Hughes-Taylor No. 1 Sets Surface Casing," Marion County Courier (Jefferson, Texas), 4/21/1939, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - John A. Hughes, postoffice Waco, nativity Texas, age 40 (born circa 1883), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Marriage to Eloise Dugger on 7/18/1926, "Miss Eloise Dugger Weds John A. Hughes," 7/21/1926, p. 5. Waco News-Tribune.
  • Obituary, Mrs. Lura Hughes, 11/11/1921, p. 6, "wife of J.A. Hughes, prominent Waco attorney," and "Return from Funeral," 11/15/1921, p. 2. Waco News-Tribune.


  • Photograph. J.A. Hughes, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Banks and Banking  
Claims and Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
School Districts  

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