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T.J. Bowles Thomas Jefferson Bowles
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Bowles
Date of birth: December 17, 1861
Date of death: March 31, 1934

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 36 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Nevada / Collin   Collin
H 36 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Nevada / Collin   Collin
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Thomas Jefferson Bowles, birth date 12/17/1861, death date 3/31/1934; biographical sketch and photo, "Hon. T.J. Bowles: Representative From Collin in Legislature - Good Record," Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Tex.), 2/20/1908, gives birth date 12/17/1861; interment in Nevada Cemetery, Nevada, Collin County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas Jefferson Bowles, birth date 12/17/1861 in Jackson County, Georgia, death date 3/31/1934 in Dallas, retired groceryman, burial in Nevada, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - T.J. Bowles, postoffice Nevada, nativity Georgia, age 45 (born circa 1862), insurance agent, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. T.J. Bowles, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. T.J. Bowles, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mines and Mining  
    Penitentiaries  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Counties  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
     

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