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Thomas D. Wells, Jr. Thomas David Wells
Full Name: Thomas David Wells, Jr.
Date of birth: January 8, 1911
Date of death: December 4, 1976

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 65th Legislature, R.S., SR 53. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, April 1977, p. 355. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, World War II. Military grave marker, Thomas D. Wells, Jr. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army, Private, and United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, World War II. "Having entered the Army as a private in 1941, Mr. Wells transferred to the Navy the next year as a lieutenant, j.g. He survived the sinking of his ship, the U.S.S. Wasp, and later served on the U.S.S. Block Island and the U.S.S. Lake Champlain. When he left the service in 1945, Mr. Wells had attained the rank of lieutenant commander." Memorial, April 1977, p. 355. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas David Wells, Jr., birth date 1/8/1911, death date 12/4/1976, interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas D. Wells, Jr., 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Banks and Banking  
    Education  
    Judiciary  
    School Districts  
     

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