J.B. Pruett

Jasper Boon Pruett

Full Name: Jasper Boon "Jack" Pruett
Date of birth: January 24, 1886
Date of death: October 16, 1948

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Slidell / Wise   Wise
H 48 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Slidell / Wise   Wise

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Jasper Boon Pruett, birth date 1/24/1886, death date 10/16/1948 in Slidell, Wise County, occupation: mattress manufacturing, burial in Slidell Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary and photo, "Services Held for Legislator J.B. (Jack) Pruett," 10/21/1948, p. 1. Born in Cooke County 1886, death date 10/16/1948. "At the age of 13, Mr. Pruett lost his eyesight, after which time he entered the Institute for the Blind at Austin . . . In 1942, he was elected to the House of Representatives from Wise County." Wise County Messenger.


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Committee Information top

49th R.S. - 1945
Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
School Districts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
48th R.S. - 1943
Highways and Roads  
School Districts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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