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John W. Minton John W. Minton
Full Name: John W. Minton
Date of birth: December 31, 1875
Date of death: April 19, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
H 20 Aug 1, 1910 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Hemphill / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
(1) Democrat - "Political Briefs," 7/7/1910, p. 2, Beaumont, July 6. Candidates J.W. Minton of Hemphill and B.F. Bean of Kirbyville for the special election in the 20th district: "The same men are candidates for the same position in the democratic primaries." Galveston Daily News.
(2) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News.
(3) 31st Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of office administered to T.S. Ross, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of E.C. Gaines; and J.W. Minton, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of J.M. Horger, 8/1/1910, p. 50. House Journal.
(4) John W. Minton, sworn 8/1/1910, succeeded John M. Horger, resigned 6/18/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 56th Legislature, R.S., HSR 492. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 56th Legislature, R.S., SR 478. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, April 1960, p. 196. Birth date 1/31/1875. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John W. Minton, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John W. Minton, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Senatorial Districts  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
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    Military Affairs  
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