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John Thomas Adams

J.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
(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 . . . ," The 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


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 4/4/1874 in Jasper; death date 11/19/1950 in Galveston, Galveston County; usual residence in Orange, Orange County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John Thomas Adams, birth date 4/5/1874, permanent home address in Orange, Orange County, attorney at law. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • John T. Adams, birth date 4/5/1874, death date 11/19/1950, burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Orange, Orange County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, John T. Adams, Volume II, pp. 547-548. "He was elected from the Twenty-second district of Jefferson and Orange counties and served one legislative session as representative in 1907." Born 4/5/1874 in Jasper, Jasper County; married Miss Mary Thomas in 1899. Historical Review of South-east Texas and the Founders, Leaders and Representative Men of Its Commerce, Industry and Civic Affairs 1910.
  • Obituary, "Judge J.T. Adams Dies in Galveston," The 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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