John Patton Estes

Full Name: John Patton Estes
Date of birth: June 17, 1850
Date of death: May 1, 1890

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Hood, Somervell

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) District 69 - John P. Estes, District 70 - M.S. Crow. House Journal.
(3) Roster lists both Crow and Estes in District 69; no one is listed for District 70. Crow's bio says he represented Erath, Comanche, Palo Pinto, Eastland and Shackleford counties - the counties of District 70. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879. Roster

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Jno. P. Estes, p. 136. Died in 1890 during his second term as Hood County district attorney. "His death in the early prime of his manhood, cut off a career of brilliant promise." A History of Hood County, Texas: From its Earliest Settlement to the Present, Together with Biographical Sketches of Many Leading Men and Women Among the Early Settlers. . .: Also a Sketch of the History of Somervell County., 1895.
  • Biographical sketch, John Patton Estes, p. 270. Born 6/17/1851 in Haywood County, North Carolina. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Hon. John P. Estes, 5/3/1890, p. 6. "Mr. Estes was a member of the sixteenth legislature and for several years past district attorney." Death date 5/1/1890. Dallas Morning News.
  • John Patton Estes, birth date 6/17/1850, death date 5/1/1890, burial records in Pioneer's Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, Hood County. Find a Grave. Granbury Cemetery Pioneer's Rest Cemetery

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Offices, Examine  
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Judiciary No. 2  
Privileges and Elections  

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