T.D. Wells

Thomas David Wells

Full Name: Thomas David Wells, Jr.
Date of birth: January 8, 1911
Date of death: December 4, 1976

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Paris / Lamar   Lamar

Terms of Service top

House District 37
Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941
Legislatures: 46th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Paris / Lamar
Counties in district: Lamar

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photo, "Attorney T.D. Wells Dies," 12/5/1976, p. 1. Paris News.
  • Memorial, April 1977, p. 355. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, World War II. Military grave marker, Thomas D. Wells, Jr., birth date 1/8/1911, death date 12/4/1976, burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County. Includes photograph. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army and United States Navy, World War II. Photo and biographical sketch, "Parisian Commissioned: Lt. T.D. Wells," 2/9/1942, p. 7. "Former U.S. Army Pfc. Thomas David Wells . . . who has been commissioned a lieutenant junior grade, in the U.S. Navy. Lt. Wells, who served two terms in the Texas Legislature from Lamar County, entered the Army by Selective Service in January, 1941." Paris News.
  • United States Army, Private, and United States Navy, Lieutenant Commander, World War II. "Having entered the Army as a private in 1941, Mr. Wells transferred to the Navy the next year as a lieutenant, j.g. He survived the sinking of his ship, the U.S.S. Wasp, and later served on the U.S.S. Block Island and the U.S.S. Lake Champlain. When he left the service in 1945, Mr. Wells had attained the rank of lieutenant commander." Memorial, April 1977, p. 355. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources


  • Photograph. T.D. Wells, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Banks and Banking  
School Districts  

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