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John Files Tom John Files Tom
Full Name: John Files Tom
Date of birth: April 22, 1818
Date of death: March 26, 1906

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Pleasanton / Atascosa   Atascosa, Cameron, Dimmit, Duval, El Paso, Frio, Hidalgo, Karnes, Kinney, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Maverick, Medina, Nueces, Presidio, Starr, Uvalde, Webb, Zapata, Zavala, Encinal
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 29th Legislature, 2nd C.S., 4/3/1906, p. 111. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • TOM, JOHN FILES (1818-1906). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portraits and biographical sketch. San Jacinto Musueum of History - Kemp Biographical Sketches.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas Revolution, Volunteer Army of Stephen F. Austin, gunner with Col. James C. Neill's artillery, and Sam Houston's Army, fought in Battle of San Jacinto; Confederate States Army, "organized a ranger company for frontier protection." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • John Files Tom. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Files Tom. Photo courtesy of Devin R. Pipes., Donated Material
  • Photograph. John Files Tom. Photo courtesy of Devin R. Pipes., 13th Legislature, Donated Material
  • Photograph. John Files Tom, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. John Files Tom, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. John Files Tom, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Redistricting  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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