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Jose Canales Jose Tomas Canales
Full Name: Jose Tomas Canales
Date of birth: March 7, 1877
Date of death: March 30, 1976

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Willacy
H 77 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Willacy
H 95 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Zapata
H 95 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Zapata
H 95 Jan 10, 1905 - Jan 8, 1907 29th   Democrat Brownsville / Cameron   Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, Zapata
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 599. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., HR 140. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., SR 685. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 86th Legislature, R.S., SR 86. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 995-996. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs, 1910.
  • Biographical sketch included in Tejano Struggle for Representation, 2004.
  • Biographical sketch and inventory of the J.T. Canales Estate Collection. Texas A&M University Kingsville.
  • Memorial, July 1976, p. 695. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Relatives: Jose Tomas Canales - Uncle; Terry Andres Canales (Son of Praxedis Canales) - Nephew. Ancestry.com.
  • Mentioned in MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS article. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in TEJANO POLITICS. Listed among the Tejanos who served in the Texas House and Senate. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • CANALES, JOSÉ TOMÁS (1877-1976). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jose Canales, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jose Canales, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jose Canales, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jose Canales, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jose Canales, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 29th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Conservation and Reclamation (Vice Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Military Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Congressional Districts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Irrigation (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    Military Affairs  
    Reforms in Civil Procedure  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Banks and Banking  
    Counties  
    Insurance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary  
    Liquor Traffic (Chair) 
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Rules  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Internal Improvements  
    Irrigation  
    Judiciary  
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure (Chair) 
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Counties  
    Irrigation  
    Private Corporations  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Chair) 
    Reforms in Civil and Criminal Procedure  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    29th R.S. - 1905
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties  
    Irrigation  
    Military Affairs  
    Pan American College of Commerce  
    Private Corporations  
     

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