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Jesse Abram Thomas

J.A. Thomas
Full Name: Jesse Abram Thomas
Birth date: December 19, 1868
Death date: July 8, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
  • House, 29th Legislature
    1/10/1905 - 1/8/1907
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • Jesse Abram Thomas, birth date 12/19/1868 in Alabama, death date 7/8/1915 in Texas, death notice from Cleburne Morning Review, "Mineola Editor Dies," 7/11/1915 ("served in the Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth legislatures from Fannin County"); interment in Cedars Memorial Gardens, Mineola, Wood County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Texas News Letter," Editor and Publisher, Volume 48, Number 6, 7/17/1915, p. 149. Google Books .
  • Biographical sketch of Jesse Abram Thomas included in "Vasser Items," Pickens County Herald and West Alabamian (Carrollton, Alabama), 11/12/1902, p. 2. Birth date 12/19/1868 near Palmetto, "this county," Alabama; son of Dr. M.N. Thomas; editor of the Leonard Graphic, Texas; lawyer in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and "has been twice elected judge of Hopkins County, Texas." Newspapers.com .
  • Brief vignettes on members of the 30th Legislature, "Kodaks by the Chaplain," Houston Post, 5/12/1907, p. 6, col. 6, crediting UNT Libraries. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 29th Legislature (1905) - J.A. Thomas, postoffice Leonard, nativity Alabama, age 35 (born circa 1870), editor, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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