S.T. Jones

Samuel Thomas Jones

Full Name: Samuel Thomas "Sam" Jones
Date of birth: March 14, 1864
Date of death: March 28, 1929

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Hondo / Medina   Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala

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House District 91
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Legislatures: 25th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Hondo / Medina
Counties in district: Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Samuel Thomas Jones, birth date 3/14/1864 in New London, Ralls County, Missouri; death date 3/28/1929 in McClain County, Oklahoma. Bennett Family Tree.
    Sam T. Jones appointed postmaster at Hondo, Medina County, 11/22/1895. U.S., Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - Samuel T. Jones, Grayson County, age 16, born circa 1864 in Missouri, farm hand, son of M.J. and Emma B. Jones.
    Census of 1920 - S.T. Jones, Dallas, Dallas County, age 56, born circa 1864 in Missouri, newspaper editor, living in household of brother J.C. Jones. FamilySearch. 1880 1920
  • Samuel Thomas Jones, birth date 3/14/1864 in New London, Ralls County, Missouri; death date 3/28/1929, McClain County, Oklahoma; burial in Hillside Cemetery, Purcell, McClain County, Oklahoma. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Sam T. Jones, "Services Are Held for Newspaperman," Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), 3/30/1929, p. 1, crediting Oklahoma Historical Society. The Gateway to Oklahoma History.
  • Sam T. Jones, Sulphur Springs Enterprise, elected to membership in the Texas Press Association in 1884, present at convention in 1888; Sam T. Jones, Uvalde News, present at convention in 1892 and read a paper, elected to executive committee, 1892. Baillio, Ferdinand B. History of the Texas Press Association, from Its Organization in Houston in 1880 to Its Annual Convention in San Antonio in 1913. Dallas, Texas: Southwestern Printing Co., 1916, pp. 118-119, 125, 151, 153, 156. Google Books.
  • "Our young friend, Sam T. Jones . . . is now doing the editorial grinding on the Hondo Herald, after living through the recently closed session of the 53d congress at Washington." The Purcell Register (Purcell, Oklahoma), 5/3/1895, p. 5. Newspapers.com.
  • "Sam T. Jones, editor of the Hondo Herald, has been nominated for the legislature and is receiving the congratulations of his brethren of the press." "Texas Newspapers," The Houston Daily Post, 7/26/1896, p. 6.
    "Sam T. Jones of Hondo is another journalist who has recently broke into the legislature. He has 'been to Congress' as the private secretary to his congressman and is onto all kinds of legislative work." The Houston Daily Post, 5/18/1897, p. 4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). July 26, 1896 May 18, 1897
  • "Sam T. Jones, formerly editor of the Gazette, now of Dallas, spent several days in the city the past week." Sulphur Springs Gazette, 1/26/1912, p. 3, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. S.T. Jones, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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25th R.S. - 1897
Claims and Accounts  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Public Printing  

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