G.J. Sutton

G.J. Sutton

Full Name: Garlington Jerome Sutton
Date of birth: June 22, 1909
Date of death: June 22, 1976

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57-E Jan 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1976 64th (1)   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 57-E Jan 9, 1973 - Jan 14, 1975 63rd   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Lou Nelle Sutton, in special election 8/7/1976, succeeded her husband, G.J. Sutton, died 6/22/1976. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators

  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1975.


  • Photograph. G.J. Sutton, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G.J. Sutton, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

64th R.S. - 1975
63rd R.S. - 1973
Human Resources  
Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Welfare  
Intergovernmental Affairs  
Prairie View A&M College Administration, Investigation, Special  
Revenue and Taxation  
Revenue and Taxation Subcommittee on New Sources of Revenue  
State Scholarship Programs  

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