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James Conrad Hooks

J.C. Hooks
Full Name: James Conrad Hooks
Birth date: March 27, 1919
Death date: July 28, 2006

Terms of Service

  • House, 56th Legislature
    1/13/1959 - 1/10/1961
  • House, 55th (1) Legislature
    1/8/1957 - 1/13/1959
(1) Farmer, rancher. "55th Texas Legislature: 20 Senators, 62 Representatives of 55th Legislature Are Lawyers; Other Legislators Have Varied Occupations, Jobs," Volume 20, Number 1, January 1957, pp. 6, 7, 48. Texas Bar Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • James Conrad Hooks, birth date 3/27/1919, death date 7/28/2006, residence in Polk County, Texas. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index .
  • United States Army, Technical Sergeant, World War II. Military grave marker, James Conrad Hooks, birth date 3/27/1919, death date 7/28/2006, obituary, burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Livingston, Polk County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, James Conrad 'J.C.' Hooks, Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Texas), 7/30/2006, p. 6A, crediting Livingston Municipal Library. "He became interested in politics at an early age and was honored to have been selected to serve as a page to Texas State Representative Carl Bergman at the age of fourteen . . . his interest in politics resurfaced and in 1957, he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He was re-elected the following session, representing Hardin, Polk, and San Jacinto counties." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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