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Jack Johnson Jack Vernon Johnson
Full Name: Jack Vernon Johnson
Date of birth: February 3, 1884
Date of death: June 5, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55-2 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Palmer / Ellis   Ellis
H 55 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Palmer / Ellis   Ellis
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Jack Vernon Johnson, birth date 2/3/1884 in Ennis, death date 6/5/1959 in Dallas, retired professor, burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Denton. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jack Vernon Johnson, birth date 2/3/1884 in Ennis, Ellis County; death date 6/5/1959 in Dallas; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Denton. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Jack Johnson, retired dean of North Texas State College Graduate School; "Dr. Johnson served two terms in the Texas Legislature as representative from Ellis County from 1917 to 1921 . . . Dr. Johnson was superintendent of schools in Palmer from 1908 to 1917." Doings in Denton, June 1959, p. 6, crediting Denton Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Dr. Johnson, 75, Former Resident Services Sunday," The Palmer Rustler, June 11, 1959, p. 1, crediting Ennis Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - Jack Johnson, postoffice Palmer, nativity Texas, age 34 (born circa 1885), 34 years in Texas, school superintendent, member of former legislature: 35th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jack Johnson, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Johnson, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Banks and Banking  
    Education (Chair) 
    Federal Relations  
    Public Health  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Central Investigating Committee  
    Donation of John Tarleton College to the State, Investigate  
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Juvenile Reforms  
    Senatorial Districts (Chair) 
    Supreme Judicial Districts  

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