Jack Keller

Howard Jack Keller

Full Name: Howard Jack Keller
Date of birth: July 18, 1903
Date of death: September 4, 1970

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50-2 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 50-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas

Terms of Service top

House District 50-2
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Dallas / Dallas
Counties in district: Dallas
House District 50-2
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Dallas / Dallas
Counties in district: Dallas

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Services Set for Former Legislator," 9/7/1970. Died Friday, 9/4/1970. Dallas Morning News.
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/10/1929, p. 10. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Memorial, December 1970, p. 1059. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • Major, Army Air Forces, World War II. Military grave marker, Howard Jack Keller, birth date 7/18/1903, death date 9/4/1970, burial in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave.
  • United States Air Force, World War II. 62nd Legislature, R.S., HCR 13. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • United States Air Force, Major. "In the military, Mr. Keller served four years with the U.S. Air Force in Scranton, Pa., Miami, Fla., and Macon, Ga. He was officer in charge of production at the Murray Corp. of Scranton, and judge in the military court in Miami and Macon. When he was discharged, he had reached the rank of major." Memorial, December 1970, p. 1059. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Howard Jack Keller, birth date 7/18/1903 in Danton, Tennessee; death date 9/4/1970 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; self-employed, lawyer; served in World War II. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


  • Photograph. Jack Keller, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Keller, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Common Carriers (Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Mineral Resources in River Beds, Investigate  
Oil and Gas Industry, Investigate  
Public Printing  
41st R.S. - 1929
Common Carriers (Vice Chair) 
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Fee Officers, Investigate  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Liquor Traffic  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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