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John Thomas Adams

Full Name: John Thomas Adams
Date of birth: April 5, 1874
Date of death: November 19, 1950

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 8, 1907 - Apr 14, 1908 30th (1) (2)   Democrat Orange / Orange   Jefferson, Orange

(1) "Austin, April 14. J.T. Adams of Orange today telegraphed the Governor his resignation as Representative from the Twenty-second district. According to his dispatch, he has been appointed county judge." 4/16/1908, p. 6. Abilene Daily Reporter.
(2) "Hon. J.T. Adams of Orange has announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination for the legislature . . . ," The Orange Leader, 3/9/1906, p. 6, crediting Lamar State College – Orange. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - J. Thomas Adams, Orange, Orange County, birth date April 1874, attorney, spouse Mary Adams.
    Census of 1940 - John T. Adams, Orange, Orange County, birth year estimated 1875, lawyer, spouse Mary Adams, daughter Mattie Adams, great grandson John T. Adams III. FamilySearch. 1900 1940
  • John T. Adams, birth date 4/5/1874, death date 11/19/1950, burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Orange, Orange County. Includes biographical sketch from Historical Review of South-East Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men Vol. 2, Dermot Hardy and Maj. Ingham S. Robert, Lewis Publishing Company, 1910. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge J.T. Adams Dies in Galveston," The Orange Leader, 11/20/1950, p. 1, crediting Lamar State College – Orange. Adams "also served one term as county judge, one term by appointment as representative of the 14th flotorial district, and an unexpired term as district judge, also by appointment." Widow Mrs. Mary Adams. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


  • Photograph. J.T. Adams, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

30th R.S. - 1907
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Mines and Mining  
Municipal Corporations  

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