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J.T. Beaty John Thomas Beaty
Full Name: John Thomas "Tom" Beaty
Date of birth: January 28, 1854
Date of death: January 9, 1937

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 29th (1)   28th (2)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
S 14 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (3) (4)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
(1) 29th Legislature - 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of the hold over Senators." Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(4) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • John Thomas "Tom" Beaty," birth date 1/28/1854, death date 1/9/1937, portrait and biographical sketch, "elected to the Texas Senate in 1901," interment in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Died 1/9/1937 per call to Jasper County Archives, August 2000. Card File.
  • Beaty-Orton House, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, notes built by John T. Beaty (1855 - 1937). Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Blake-Beaty-Orton House, National Register listing identifies J. T. Beaty as "Senator from the 14th District to the Texas Legislature from 1901 to 1906." Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, north wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 29th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    29th R.S. - 1905
    City and Town Corporations (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Penitentiaries  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Apportionment  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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