Jonas Alfred Benton

Full Name: Jonas Alfred "Captain" Benton
Date of birth: October 26, 1882
Date of death: February 7, 1960

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Wylie / Collin   Collin
H 45-F Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Wylie / Collin   Collin, Grayson
H 45-F Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Wylie / Collin   Collin, Grayson
H 45-F Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Wylie / Collin   Collin, Grayson

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Jonas A. Benton, birth date 10/26/1882, death date 2/7/1960. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "Capt. J.A. Benton Passes Away in Veterans Hospital," 2/8/1960, p. 8. Birth date 10/26/1882, death date 2/7/1960, former legislator from Collin County. McKinney Courier-Gazette.


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Committee Information top

54th R.S. - 1955
Highways and Roads  
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
51st R.S. - 1949
Highways and Roads  
Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
Interstate Cooperation  
Military and Veteran's Affairs (Vice Chair) 
State Affairs  
48th R.S. - 1943
Commerce and Manufactures  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Interstate Cooperation  
Military Affairs (Chair) 
47th R.S. - 1941
Common Carriers  
Employment of War Veterans in State Departments, Special  
Interstate Cooperation  
Labor Department, Investigation, Special  
Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 

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