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Jack F. Ridgeway Jack F. Ridgeway
Full Name: Jack F. Ridgeway
Date of birth: February 21, 1913
Date of death: October 22, 1997

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78-3 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-3 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-3 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 78-3 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 32. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 76th Legislature, R.S., HR 826. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War II. "Mr. Ridgeway served during the war with the U.S. Army for four years, one of which was spent in the ETO as a member of the judge advocate general's department." "Miss Jerry Robinson Becomes Bride of Jack F. Ridgeway in July 15 San Antonio Ceremony," 7/25/1947, p. 9. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
  • World War II service. "Legislature Faces Problem of Absences: Men in Armed Forces Can't Get Leave to Attend Sessions," 1/1/1943. Dallas Morning News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jack F. Ridgeway, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack F. Ridgeway, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack F. Ridgeway, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack F. Ridgeway, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 47th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Rules  
    School Districts  
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Aeronautics  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Livestock and Stock Raising (Vice Chair) 
    Military and Veterans Affairs  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    47th R.S. - 1941
    Game and Fisheries  
    Military Affairs  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions, Investigation  
     

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