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Jasper 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jasper Pruett, 48th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jasper Pruett, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 48th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Education  
    Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
    School Districts  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    48th R.S. - 1943
    Counties  
    Education  
    Highways and Roads  
    School Districts  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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