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Joseph Greathouse Joseph Felix Greathouse
Full Name: Joseph Felix "Joe" Greathouse
Date of birth: November 4, 1888
Date of death: January 2, 1968

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-3 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-3 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-3 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, May 1968, p. 424. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Captain, World War I. "He want [sic] to Fort Worth for Army training during World War I and returned after the war to practice law . . . A captain during World War I, Mr. Greathouse was wounded and decorated for combat in France." Memorial, May 1968, p. 424. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "Capital Chatter," 2/19/1935, p. 2 Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Joseph Felix Greathouse, birth date 11/4/1888 in Lexington, Kentucky; death date 1/2/1968 in Fort Worth, Texas; attorney at law, veteran of World War I, interment in Greenwood Mausoleum, Fort Worth. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joseph Greathouse, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joseph Greathouse, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joseph Greathouse, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 43rd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Common Carriers  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Requesting Governor to Give Certain Information In Regard to State Planning Board, Special  
    Tarrant County Relief Situation, Special  
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Labor  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Lands and Buildings (Chair) 
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Insurance  
    Labor  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
     

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