Thomas Crooks

Thomas Jefferson Crooks

Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Crooks
Date of birth: November 13, 1833
Date of death: March 31, 1909

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Clarksville / Red River   Fannin, Hopkins, Red River

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House District 11
Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861
Legislatures: 8th  
Home City/County: Clarksville / Red River
Counties in district: Fannin, Hopkins, Red River

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Thomas J. Crooks (1833-1909), burial in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Thomas Jefferson Crooks, "Judge Crooks Dead: A Most Notable Man Has Passed Away. Burial at Gainesville," The Sunday Gazetteer (Denison, Texas), 4/4/1909, p. 1, crediting the Grayson County Frontier Village. Born 1833 in Salem, Indiana; served as Representative of Red River County in Texas Legislature 1859-1860; death date 3/31/1909. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. Thomas Crooks, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

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8th R.S. - 1859
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