Legislative Reference Library

Texas Legislators: Past & Present

Jasper Boon Pruett

J.B. Pruett
Full Name: Jasper Boon "Jack" Pruett
Birth date: January 24, 1886
Death date: October 16, 1948

Terms of Service

  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
  • House, 48th Legislature
    1/12/1943 - 1/9/1945

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Jasper Boon Pruett, birth date 1/24/1886, death date 10/16/1948 in Slidell, Wise County, occupation: mattress manufacturing, burial in Slidell Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Obituary and photo, "Services Held for Legislator J.B. (Jack) Pruett," 10/21/1948, p. 1. Born in Cooke County 1886, death date 10/16/1948. "At the age of 13, Mr. Pruett lost his eyesight, after which time he entered the Institute for the Blind at Austin . . . In 1942, he was elected to the House of Representatives from Wise County." Wise County Messenger .
LRL Home | View full site