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Joseph Andrew Merritt

John Melson
Full Name: Joseph Andrew "Joe" Merritt
Birth date: March 25, 1873
Death date: June 9, 1953

Terms of Service

  • House, 43rd (1) Legislature
    1/10/1933 - 1/8/1935
    Democrat
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
  • House, 38th Legislature
    1/9/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Joe Merritt Sr. Buried at Snyder," 6/11/1953, p. 5. "Joe A. Merritt, Sr., 80, former member of the Texas Legislature and Scurry County official," death date Tuesday, 6/9/1953. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • Joseph Andrew "Joe" Merritt, birth date 3/25/1873 in Magnolia, Columbia County, Arkansas; death date 6/9/1953 in Scurry County, Texas; interment in Snyder Cemetery, Snyder, Scurry County. Find a Grave .
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - Joe A. Merritt, postoffice Snyder, Scurry County, nativity Arkansas, age 57 (born circa 1876), stock farmer, member of former legislatures: 38th-40th. 40th Legislature (1927) - J.A. Merritt, age 53 (born circa 1874). Texas Legislative Manual .
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