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John Thomas Adams

John T. Adams
Full Name: John Thomas Adams
Birth date: April 5, 1874
Death date: November 19, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 4/14/1908
    Democrat
(1) "Austin, April 14. J.T. Adams of Orange today telegraphed the Governor his resignation as Representative from the Twenty-second district. According to his dispatch, he has been appointed county judge." 4/16/1908, p. 6. Abilene Daily Reporter .
(2) "Hon. J.T. Adams of Orange has announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination for the legislature . . . ," Orange Leader, 3/9/1906, p. 6, crediting Lamar State College – Orange. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - J. Thomas Adams, Orange, Orange County, birth date April 1874, attorney, spouse Mary Adams.
    Census of 1940 - John T. Adams, Orange, Orange County, birth year estimated 1875, lawyer, spouse Mary Adams, daughter Mattie Adams, great grandson John T. Adams III. FamilySearch . 1940 1900
  • John T. Adams, birth date 4/5/1874, death date 11/19/1950, interment in Evergreen Cemetery in Orange, Orange County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Judge J.T. Adams Dies in Galveston," Orange Leader, 11/20/1950, p. 1, crediting Lamar State College – Orange. Adams "also served one term as county judge, one term by appointment as representative of the 14th flotorial district, and an unexpired term as district judge, also by appointment." Widow Mrs. Mary Adams. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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