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John J. Ford

John J. Ford
Full Name: John J. Ford, Sr.
Birth date: February 18, 1874
Death date: May 16, 1945

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th (1) (2) (4) Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat
  • House, 35th (3) (5) Legislature
    2/26/1918 - 1/14/1919
    Democrat
(1) District 121 comprised of Mitchell, Nolan, and Fisher counties; District 122 comprised of Briscoe, Floyd, Crosby, Garza, Borden, Dawson, Gaines, Andrews, Yoakum, Terry, Lynn, Lubbock, Hookley, and Cochran counties, p. 44, Acts 1911, 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 10, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) District 121 represented by John J. Ford, p. 5. House Journal .
(3) John J. Ford, in special election 9/24/1917, sworn 2/26/1918, succeeded Edwin R. Spencer, who did not attend 3rd Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) District 122 represented by John J. Ford, p. 144. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in 36th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Former Legislator of Nolan is Dead," 5/18/1945, p. 6. Died Thursday, 5/17/1945, in Houston. Abilene Reporter-News .
  • John J. Ford, Sr. headstone photo, interment in Sweetwater Cemetery, Sweetwater. Born 2/18/1874, died 5/16/1945 in Austin State Hospital, Austin, Travis County. Unable to confirm in FamilySearch Record Search, Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Find a Grave .

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