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

Terms of Service top
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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches of Joseph A./Joe A. Adkins in McCulloch County History, Vol. II, 1980, and The Brady Standard, 3/7/1936. Joseph A. Adkins, birth date 9/12/1964 in Lamar County, death date 2/1/1942. "He was made [McCulloch] county judge and served from 1901 to 1906. He later served as a representative to the Texas Legislature from 1907 to 1910 and was county judge again in 1919 and 1920." U.S. Biographies Project.
  • Other Resources
  • Joseph Abraham Adkins (Joe A. Adkins on grave marker), birth date 9/12/1964 in Lamar County, death date 2/1/1942 in Brady, McCulloch County, 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).
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe A. Adkins, 30th 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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