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John A. Mobley John Allen Mobley, Sr.
Full Name: John Allen Mobley, Sr.
Date of birth: January 27, 1875
Date of death: April 13, 1932

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 12, 1909 - Dec 22, 1909 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
H 29 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Henderson
(1) Democrat; Mobley "resigned December 22, 1909, to accept appointment as Assistant Attorney General to represent the State in the Court of Criminal Appeals; appointment took effect January 1, 1910." Roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, p. 413. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) Robert E. Yantis, sworn 7/28/1910, succeeded John A. Mobley, resigned 12/22/1909. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Mobley nominated for Speaker of the House of Representatives 1/12/1909, p. 6. House Journal.
  • 59th Legislature, R.S., HSR 601. Relatives: John A. Mobley, Sr. - grandfather; John A. Mobley, III - grandson. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Other Resources
  • "Mobley Was Sleepwalker Friends Say," 4/13/1932, p. 2. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • "John A. Mobley Falls to Reath [sic] From N.Y. Hotel," 4/13/1932, p. 4. Daily Court Review (Harris County, Texas).
  • John Allen Mobley, birth date 1/27/1875, death date 4/13/1932, obituary, interment in Forest Park Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Memorial, October 1932, p. 89. Texas Law Review Proceedings of the . . . Annual Meeting of the Texas Bar Association.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John A. Mobley, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John A. Mobley, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Banks and Banking  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Judiciary  
    Private Corporations  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Agriculture  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on the Fort Worth Stockyards  
    State Asylums  
     

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