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Joe Shannon, Jr. Joe Shannon, Jr.
Full Name: Joe Shannon, Jr.

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52-2 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 52-2 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
(1) Sworn 11/21/1964. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 24. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Shannon, Jr., Joe. Chief criminal division, Tarrant County District Attorney, 1972-78. Complete Marquis Who's Who Biographies.
  • 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.
  • Other Resources
  • Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney, 2013 edition. Texas Legal Directory.
  • Shannon, Jr., Joe. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe Shannon, Jr., 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Shannon, Jr., 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Shannon, Jr., 61st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 61st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    61st R.S. - 1969
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties (Chair) 
    County Government (Chair) 
    Land Use and Environmental Control  
    State Affairs  
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Law  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Urban Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Criminal Law Revision  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Public Lands and Buildings  

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