Joe Skiles

Joseph Henry Skiles

Full Name: Joseph Henry "Joe" Skiles, Sr.
Date of birth: July 6, 1912
Date of death: May 3, 1981

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 14, 1941 - Sep 4, 1941 47th (1)   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
H 49 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton
H 49 Jul 28, 1938 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (2)   Democrat Denton / Denton   Denton

(1) Skiles resigned 9/4/1941. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Joe Skiles, in special election 7/28/1938, succeeded T. Bullock Hyder, resigned 2/1/1938. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Developer, Former Legislator Joe Skiles Dies," 5/4/1981, p. 2A. Birth date 7/6/1912. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Memorial, October 1981, p. 1157. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army Air Corps, Captain, World War II. Obituary, 5/4/1981, p. 2A. Denton Record-Chronicle.

Other Resources

  • Funeral notice, 5/6/1981, p. 2A. Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Joseph Henry Skiles, death date 5/3/1981 in Denton County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • Joe H. Skiles, birth date 7/6/1912, death date 5/3/1981, burial in Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton County. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. Joe Skiles, 47th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joe Skiles, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

47th R.S. - 1941
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Equipment in Hall of House (Desks and Chairs), Special  
School Districts (Chair) 
46th R.S. - 1939
Military Affairs  
School Districts  

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