Sidney John Howeth
Full Name: Sidney John Howeth
Date of birth: June 15, 1863
Date of death: January 11, 1939
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Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925
Cleburne / Johnson
Home address Cleburne.
Home post office Alvarado.
Texas Legislative Manual
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Census of 1910 - S.J. Howeth, Alvarado, Johnson County, age 47, born circa 1863 in Texas, farmer, spouse Alice R. Howeth.
Census of 1920 - S.J. Hauseth [sic: Howeth], Justice Precinct 4, Johnson County, age 55, born circa 1865 in Texas, farmer, spouse Alice R. Howeth.
Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965, S.J. Howeth marriage to A.R. Heffner, 2/18/1885 in Johnson County.
- Rev. S.J. Howeth (1863-1939), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado, Johnson County.
Find a Grave.
- Mentioned in FUNDAMENTALISM. "In 1923, state representatives S.J. Howeth of Johnson County and J.T. Stroder of Navarro County, a Baptist minister and Baptist layman, respectively, introduced the legislature's first antievolution bill." (HB 97, 38th Legislature, R.S.)
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Stroder-Howeth antievolution bill mentioned, pp. 147-148.
Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
- Mentioned as a leading proponent of anti-evolution bills in the 1920's, pp. 57-58 (HB 97, 38th Legislature, R.S.; HB 378, 39th Legislature, R.S.; HB 90, 41st Legislature, R.S.). Ledbetter, Patsy. "Defense of the Faith: J. Frank Norris and Texas Fundamentalism, 1920-1929," Arizona and the West, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring, 1973, pp. 45-62.
- 38th Legislature (1923) - S.J. Howeth, postoffice Alvarado, nativity Texas, age 58 (born circa 1865), farmer, minister, Democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual.
S.J. Howeth, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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