John Field

John Field

Full Name: John Field
Date of birth: September 30, 1922
Date of death: February 6, 1968

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33-4 Jan 10, 1967 - Feb 6, 1968 60th (1) (2)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-4 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

(1) John Lowrance, in special election 6/1/1968, sworn 6/4/1968, succeeded John Field, died 2/6/1968. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 5/14/1968, runoff 6/1/1968. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(3) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. "John Field Here on 15-Day Furlough," Carrollton Chronicle, 8/10/1945, p. 1, crediting the Carrollton Public Library. "John Field, stationed at Luke Field in Phoenix, Arizona, with the Army Air Corps . . . He has been in service for three years, the first eight months of which was spent with Merchant Marines. While in Maritime service, he made a trip to England, and then to Sicily and North Africa." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, State Rep. John Field, 2/7/1968, p. 5D. Dallas Morning News.
  • John Field, birth date 9/30/1922 in Dallas; death date 2/6/1968 in Dallas, Dallas County; State Representative, Legislature; served in World War II. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Field, birth date 9/30/1922, death date 2/6/1968, burial in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Includes death notice from The Paris News, 2/6/1968. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. John Field, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Field, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

60th R.S. - 1967
Banks and Banking (Chair) 
Common Carriers  
Liquor Regulation  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Local Bills  
59th R.S. - 1965
Banks and Banking  
Liquor Regulation  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Representation Before the Legislature  
State Fair of Texas  

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