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E.H. Thornton Eli Henry Thornton
Full Name: Eli Henry Thornton, Jr.
Date of birth: February 27, 1910
Date of death: July 10, 2005

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 18 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
H 18 Jan 8, 1935 - Jan 12, 1937 44th   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 2005, p. 880. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Eli Henry Thornton, birth date 2/27/1910. FamilySearch United States Public Records, 1970-2009.
  • Obituary, 7/12/2005. Death date 7/10/2005. Interment at Memorial Oaks Mausoleum, Houston. Houston Chronicle.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. E.H. Thornton, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.H. Thornton, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. E.H. Thornton, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 44th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Appropriations (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    House Rules Revision  
    Insurance  
    Public Health  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Appropriations  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Interstate Cooperation  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Arrests of Certain Motor Vehicle Operators, Special  
    Commercial Motor Vehicles Investigation  
    Insurance  
    Judiciary  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections (Vice Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
     

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