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Tony Korioth Tony Korioth
Full Name: Thomas Anthony "Tony" Korioth
Date of birth: March 16, 1933
Date of death: May 29, 2004

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49-F Jan 10, 1961 - Sep 10, 1961 57th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 49-F Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 10, 1961 56th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
H 49-F Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Cooke, Grayson
(1) Don W. Hefton, in special election 12/16/1961, took office 12/30/1961, succeeded Tony J. Korioth, resigned 9/10/1961. First session was 57th 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Resigned 9/10/1961. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
(3) Tony Korioth resigned 9/11/1961, replaced by Don Hefton 12/16/1961. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 62nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 677. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 175. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, 5/31/2004. Austin American Statesman.
  • Relatives: Thomas Anthony Korioth and Alfred J. 'Al' Korioth, brothers. KTEN.com.
  • Thomas Anthony Korioth. Texas State Cemetery.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Tony Korioth, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Tony Korioth, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Tony Korioth, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Tony Korioth, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 56th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health (Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Contingent Expenses  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Federal Relations  
    Public Health  
    State Hospitals and Special Schools  

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