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Joe Shannon, Sr. Joe Shannon, Sr.
Full Name: Joe Shannon, Sr.
Date of birth: October 15, 1915
Date of death: January 18, 1975

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 102-F Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Denton, Tarrant
H 102-F Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Denton, Tarrant
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, September 1975, p. 753. Relatives: Joe Shannon, Sr. - father, Joe Shannon, Jr. - son. (Notes Joe Shannon, Jr. was assistant district attorney, Fort Worth.) Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. "He was in the Air Corps from 1942 to 1948, and served as a tailgunner on B17s in 32 missions over Europe. He earned the Air Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He participated in missions over Berlin and Normandy during D-Day." Memorial, September 1975, p. 753. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe Shannon, Sr., 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Shannon, Sr., 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 52nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    52nd R.S. - 1951
    Banks and Banking  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Motor Traffic  

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