Josh F.A. Tharp

Joshua Franklin A. Tharp

Full Name: Joshua Franklin A. "Josh" Tharp
Date of birth: May 17, 1869
Date of death: May 12, 1957

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 93 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Gatesville / Coryell   Coryell, Lampasas
H 93 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Gatesville / Coryell   Coryell, Lampasas
H 71 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Pecan Grove / Coryell   Coryell
H 67 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Turnersville / Coryell   Coryell

(1) Josh F.A. Tharp, Pecan Grove, Cory'l [Coryell County]. "Members of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature, House of Representatives," 11/9/1902, p. 24. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Josh F.A. Tharp, Pecan Grove, Coryell County. House Journal.
(3) Pecan Grove, Coryell County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Gatesville. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Pecan Grove. Year Book for Texas, Volume II, 1903.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Josh F.H. Tharp, Coryell County, age 31, born April 1869 in Georgia, wife Annie born September 1879, mother and father both born in Georgia, farmer, no children listed.
    Census of 1920 - J.F.A. Tharp, Coryell County, age 50, born circa 1870 in Georgia, farmer, son Josh, daughter Daisy. FamilySearch. 1900 1920
  • Josh Franklin Tharp, birth date 5/17/1869 in Texas; death date 5/12/1957 in Gatesville, Coryell County; farmer; informant Daisy Mae Tharp. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Josh F. Tharp, birth date 5/17/1869, death date 5/12/1957, burial in Davidson Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Josh Tharp, 87, Buried Monday," 5/17/1957, p. 10. Josh Franklin Tharp, death date 5/12/1957, age 87, retired farmer, marriage to Annie Mae Arrowood (died 1908). Gatesville Messenger and Star-Forum.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - Josh Tharp, postoffice Turnersville, nativity Georgia, farmer, age 31 (born circa 1870), Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

36th R.S. - 1919
Constitutional Amendments  
Public Lands and Buildings  
Public Printing  
34th R.S. - 1915
Constitutional Amendments  
Reforms in Criminal Procedure  
Senatorial Districts  
Stock and Stock Raising  
28th R.S. - 1903
Contingent Expenses  
Public Lands and Land Office  
27th R.S. - 1901
Agricultural Affairs  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representative Districts  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Lunatic Asylum, Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Blind Asylum, and Deaf and Dumb Asylum for Colored Youths  

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