Joe A. Adkins

Joseph Abraham Adkins

Full Name: Joseph Abraham "Joe" Adkins
Date of birth: September 12, 1864
Date of death: February 1, 1942

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 88 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Brady / McCulloch   Lampasas, McCulloch, Mason, San Saba

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House District 88
Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909
Legislatures: 30th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Brady / McCulloch
Counties in district: Lampasas, McCulloch, Mason, San Saba

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Joseph A. Adkins, Volume III, pp. 1212-1213. Born 9/12/1864 in Lamar County, son of Dr. J.N. Adkins. "In the fall of 1906 he became a candidate for election to the office of representative of the Eighty-eighth District, in the Texas Legislature, and during the term that followed proved one of the working members of that dignified body." A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.

Other Resources

  • Joseph Abraham Adkins, birth date 9/12/1864 in Lamar County; death date 2/1/1942 in Brady, McCulloch County; lawyer; father Dr. J.N. Adkins. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joe A. Adkins, birth date 9/12/1864, death date 2/1/1942, burial in Live Oak Cemetery, Brady, McCulloch County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in son Evans J. Adkins' candidate announcement for McCulloch County D.A., "Brady Lawyer in Race For District Attorney," Brownwood Bulletin, 4/8/1924, p. 6, crediting Howard Payne University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Adkins Rites Held in Brady Monday," 2/3/1942, p. 7. San Angelo Standard-Times.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Mentioned in son Evans J. Adkins' candidate announcement, "For Representative," 2/1/1940, pp. 1, 10. San Saba News.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - Joe A. Adkins, postoffice Brady, nativity Texas, age 41 (born circa 1866), lawyer. Texas Legislative Manual.


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30th R.S. - 1907
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Public Grounds and Buildings  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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