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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
  • 82nd Legislature, R.S., HR 654. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 65th Legislature, R.S., HCR 45. Relatives: G. J. Sutton - husband, Lou Nelle Sutton - wife. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • SUTTON, GARLINGTON JEROME (1909-1976). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Texas Monthly's Best and Worst Legislators
  • Named one of 'The Worst'. Best and Worst Legislators 1975.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.J. Sutton, 63rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. G. J. Sutton, 64th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 63rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 64th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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