J.C. Hooks

James Conrad Hooks

Full Name: James Conrad Hooks
Date of birth: March 27, 1919
Date of death: July 28, 2006

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Hardin, Polk, San Jacinto
H 19 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Livingston / Polk   Hardin, Polk, San Jacinto

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, James Conrad 'J.C.' Hooks, Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Texas), 7/30/2006, p. 6A, crediting Livingston Municipal Library. "He became interested in politics at an early age and was honored to have been selected to serve as a page to Texas State Representative Carl Bergman at the age of fourteen . . . his interest in politics resurfaced and in 1957, he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He was re-elected the following session, representing Hardin, Polk, and San Jacinto counties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Technical Sergeant, World War II. Military grave marker, James Conrad Hooks, birth date 3/27/1919, death date 7/28/2006, obituary, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. J.C. Hooks, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.C. Hooks, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. J.C. Hooks, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

56th R.S. - 1959
Engrossed Bills  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
55th R.S. - 1957
Commerce and Manufacturer's  
Constitutional Amendments  
House Committee System  
Oil, Gas and Mining  

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