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Joe Shannon, Sr.

Joe Shannon
Full Name: Joe Shannon, Sr.
Birth date: October 15, 1915
Death date: January 18, 1975

Terms of Service

  • House, 52nd Legislature
    1/9/1951 - 1/13/1953
  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Memorial, September 1975, p. 753. Relatives: Joe Shannon, Sr. - father, Joe Shannon, Jr. - son. (Notes Joe Shannon, Jr. was assistant district attorney, Fort Worth.) Texas Bar Journal .
  • United States Army Air Corps, World War II. "He was in the Air Corps from 1942 to 1948, and served as a tailgunner on B17s in 32 missions over Europe. He earned the Air Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He participated in missions over Berlin and Normandy during D-Day." Memorial, September 1975, p. 753. Texas Bar Journal .

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