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Paul Counts

Paul Counts
Full Name: Paul Counts
Birth date: September 9, 1904
Death date: February 11, 1997

Terms of Service

  • House, 49th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
(1) "Your Capital City: Five Strangers Assured in 50th Senate, House Dept.," 4/22/1946, p. 4. "A vacancy exists in District 108. Representative Paul Counts has taken over as manager of the Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce, as of April 1." Austin American .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Paul Counts, birth date 9/9/1904 in Chico, Texas, residence in Abilene, Taylor County in 1942, employer California Western States Life Insurance Company, relative Mrs. G.C. Ratliff of Fort Worth, draft registration 2/16/1942 in Abilene, Taylor County. Middle name "(None)." First marriage to Eva Wynelle Love (1907-1979), 5/6/1933 in Brewster County; second marriage to Minnie Alta Wehrung 2/20/1980 in Denton. Death date 2/11/1997, last residence Denton. U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Texas, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1837-1965; U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; NeSmith Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • Obituary, Paul Counts, 2/12/1997, p. A-12. "An educator most of his life, he also served as state representative from Mineral Wells and was county judge of Pecos County for several years." Denton Record-Chronicle .
  • Census of 1910 - Paul Co***Its [Counts], Justice Precinct 7, Wise County, street: Chico and Vineyard, age 5, born circa 1905 in Texas, son of James M. and Etta Counts.
    Census of 1920 - Paul Counts, Justice Precinct 7, Wise County, age 15, born circa 1905 in Texas, son of Etta Counts.
    Census of 1930 - Paul Counts, Justice Precinct 4, Jack County, age 25, born circa 1905 in Texas, boarder, public school teacher.
    Marriage to Eva Wynelle Love 5/6/1933, in Brewster County.
    Census of 1940 - Paul Counts, San Angelo, Tom Green County, age 35, born circa 1905 in Texas, insurance salesman - life insurance co., residence in Sheffield, Pecos County on 4/1/1935, spouse Wynelle, son Walter. No Paul Counts in Palo Pinto County. FamilySearch . 1930 1940
  • 1910 1920 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • Paul Counts, birth date 9/9/1904, death date 2/11/1997, burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave .
  • 49th Legislature (1945) - Paul Counts, postoffice Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, nativity Texas, age 40 (born circa 1905), teacher, farmer. Texas Legislative Manual .
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