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John Field John Field
Full Name: John Field
Date of birth: September 30, 1922
Date of death: February 6, 1968

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33-4 Jan 10, 1967 - Feb 6, 1968 60th (1) (2)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 51-4 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
(1) John Lowrance, in special election 6/1/1968, sworn 6/4/1968, succeeded John Field, died 2/6/1968. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Special election 5/14/1968, runoff 6/1/1968. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
(3) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., HCR 1. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. "John Field Here on 15-Day Furlough," Carrollton Chronicle, 8/10/1945, p. 1, crediting the Carrollton Public Library. "John Field, stationed at Luke Field in Phoenix, Arizona, with the Army Air Corps . . . He has been in service for three years, the first eight months of which was spent with Merchant Marines. While in Maritime service, he made a trip to England, and then to Sicily and North Africa." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • World War II military service. 60th Legislature, 1st C.S., HCR 1. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and photo, "Rep. Field Dies of Heart Attack," 2/7/1968, p. 5D. Dallas Morning News.
  • John Field, birth date 9/30/1922, death date 2/6/1968, interment in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Field, 59th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Field, 60th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 59th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 60th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    60th R.S. - 1967
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Local Bills  
    59th R.S. - 1965
    Banks and Banking  
    Liquor Regulation  
    Livestock and Stock Raising  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    Representation Before the Legislature  
    State Fair of Texas  

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