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Jack Padgett Jackson Perry Padgett
Full Name: Jackson Perry "Jack" Padgett
Date of birth: February 24, 1897
Date of death: June 5, 1969

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 82-2 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Austin / Travis   Travis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Signal Corps. World War I. Obituary, "Jack P. Padgett of Herald Dies," 6/6/1969, p. 6D. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Army, Private, World War I. Jackson P. Padgett, age 21 (born circa 1897), home address in Austin, Travis County, birthplace Gainesville. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Ex-Austin Newsman Succumbs," 6/6/1969, p. 22. Jack Padgett, "one time state representative," death date 6/5/1969. Austin Statesman.
  • Obituary, "Jack P. Padgett of Herald Dies," 6/6/1969, p. 6D. "During the 1930s, Padgett had served in the Texas Legislature as a representative from Travis County." Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1940 - Jackson Padgett, Austin, Travis County, age 42, born circa 1898, general agent/insurance, spouse Ruth, daughter Caprice, and son Jack Jr.
    Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 - Jackson Perry Padgett and Ruth Leonard married 11/17/1917 in Bexar County. FamilySearch. Census of 1940 Marriage
  • Jack Perry Padgett, birth date 2/22/1897 in Gainesville, death date 6/5/1969 in Dallas, occupation: promotional adv./newspaper, interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Dallas. Served in WWI. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jack P. Padgett, birth date 2/24/1897 on grave marker, death date 6/5/1969, interment in Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • 44th Legislature (1935) - Jack Padgett, postoffice Austin, Travis County, nativity Texas, age 37 (born circa 1898), life insurance underwriter. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jack Padgett, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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    44th R.S. - 1935
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