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Tom Shires Tom Shires
Full Name: George Thomas "Tom" Shires, Sr.
Date of birth: January 30, 1889
Date of death: August 21, 1931

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97-2 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Former Member of Texas Legislature Dies . . . ," 8/21/1931, p. 8. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Obituary, "Funeral Service Held for Tom Shires, 41," 8/23/1931, section II, p. 8. ""Tom Shires, 41, former member of the Texas Legislature from Waco." Dallas Morning News.
  • George Thomas "Tom" Shires, Sr., birth date 1/30/1899, death date 8/21/1931 in Tyler, obituary, burial in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - G. Tom Shires, postoffice Waco, nativity Tennessee, age 33 (born circa 1890), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tom Shires, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Charges Against Legislature by Hull Youngblood, Joint  
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 

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