Jos F. Greathouse

Joseph Felix Greathouse

Full Name: Joseph Felix "Joe" Greathouse
Date of birth: November 4, 1888
Date of death: January 2, 1968

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 101-3 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-3 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 101-3 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, May 1968, p. 424. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Captain, World War I. "He want [sic] to Fort Worth for Army training during World War I and returned after the war to practice law . . . A captain during World War I, Mr. Greathouse was wounded and decorated for combat in France." Memorial, May 1968, p. 424. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in "Capital Chatter," 2/19/1935, p. 2 Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Joseph Felix Greathouse, birth date 11/4/1888 in Lexington, Kentucky; death date 1/2/1968 in Fort Worth, Texas; attorney at law, veteran of World War I, interment in Greenwood Mausoleum, Fort Worth. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


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Committee Information top

44th R.S. - 1935
Common Carriers  
Military Affairs  
Requesting Governor to Give Certain Information In Regard to State Planning Board, Special  
Tarrant County Relief Situation, Special  
43rd R.S. - 1933
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Lands and Buildings (Chair) 
42nd R.S. - 1931
Commerce and Manufactures  
Military Affairs  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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