Josh Gates

Joshua Gale Gates

Full Name: Joshua Gale "Josh" Gates
Date of birth: January 8, 1912
Date of death: July 7, 1979

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Richmond / Fort Bend   Fort Bend

(1) Sworn 11/20/1964. Oaths of Office.

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House District 30
Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967
Legislatures: 59th (1)  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Richmond / Fort Bend
Counties in district: Fort Bend

(1) Sworn 11/20/1964. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Joshua Gale Gates, death date 7/7/1979 in Fort Bend County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Joshua Gale Gates, birth date 1/8/1912, death date 7/7/1979, burial in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Fort Bend County. Inscription: County Judge, State Representative. Includes reprint of obituary from Herald Coaster, 7/8/1979. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, Judge Josh G. Gates, 7/8/1979, sec. 3, p. 18. "Former member of the Texas House of Representatives, served as County Judge of Fort Bend County for twelve years." Houston Chronicle.


  • Photograph. Josh Gates, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

59th R.S. - 1965
Enrolled Bills  
Motor Traffic  
State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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