Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson

Full Name: Jake Johnson
Date of birth: May 12, 1931
Date of death: September 8, 2006

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57-1 Jan 12, 1971 - Jan 9, 1973 62nd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 57-1 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 57-1 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-1 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-1 Jan 8, 1963 - Jan 12, 1965 58th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 68-1 Jan 10, 1961 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Sworn 11/20/1962. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • "Recalling the Fighting Champ of Texas Politics," 1/26/1990. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Obituary, 9/10/2006, p. 5B. "Died Saturday [9/9/2006]. He was 75." San Antonio Express-News.
  • Obituary, 9/12/2006. "Passed away Friday, September 8, at the age of 75." San Antonio Express-News.
  • Johnson, Jake. Texas State Cemetery.

Other Resources

  • "Round Rock Gets Re-'Leaf': Former Lege Buries Acorns to Clear Air," 1/14/1993, p. 2. Austin American-Statesman.
  • "How the Devil Saved Establishment's Fair," 4/26/1998, p. 2A. San Antonio Express-News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

62nd R.S. - 1971
Consumer Credit (Chair) 
Historic Flags (Chair) 
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Motor Transportation  
61st R.S. - 1969
Governmental Affairs and Efficiency  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
Motor Transportation  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
60th R.S. - 1967
Military and Veterans' Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Motor Traffic  
State Affairs  
59th R.S. - 1965
Game and Fisheries  
Highways and Roads  
State Affairs  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  
58th R.S. - 1963
Military and Veterans' Affairs  
Public Printing  
57th R.S. - 1961
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Game and Fisheries  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Saving Taxes  

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