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Alton Swain Alton Swain
Full Name: Alton Swain

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Bonham / Fannin   Fannin, Lamar
(1) HONEY GROVE, TEXAS. "Honey Grove is on U.S. Highway 82 fifteen miles east of Bonham in east central Fannin County . . . In 1846 a post office branch opened to serve the growing community." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Bonham. House Journal.
(3) Bonham, Fannin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) "Alton Swain has been appointed deputy game warden . . . He informs us that he will not be a candidate for re-election to the Legislature." Honey Grove Signal, 4/6/1928, p. 1, crediting Honey Grove Preservation League. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(5) Honey Grove, Fannin County. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - Alton Swain, postoffice Honey Grove, nativity Texas, age 25 (born circa 1902), highway inspector. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Alton Swain, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Public Printing  
     

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