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J.F. Thomas John F. Thomas
Full Name: John F. Thomas, Sr.
Date of birth: March 29, 1871
Date of death: March 22, 1963

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 13 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Cooke, Denton, Wise
(1) Wise County. House Journal.
(2) Chico, Wise County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Decatur. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • John F. Thomas, Sr. (1871-1963), interment in Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "John Thomas Sr. Rites Scheduled for Tomorrow," Lawton Constitution, 3/24/1963, p. 7. John F. Thomas, Sr., "was born March 29, 1871, in Dyer county, Tenn., and moved to Lawton from Wise county, Tex., fresh from the Texas legislature where he served from 1899 to 1901, on July 10, 1901, to establish a law practice." Death date 3/22/1963 in Lawton, Oklahoma. NewspaperARCHIVE.com.
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - J.F. Thomas, postoffice Decatur, nativity Tennessee, age 27 (born circa 1872), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Mentioned in "Wise is a Healthy County," 11/26/1953, p. 1. Judge John F. Thomas, former representative from Wise County, "now lives" at Lawton, Oklahoma. Wise County Messenger.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.F. Thomas, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Judicial Districts  
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