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John F. Thomas

J.F. Thomas
Full Name: John F. Thomas, Sr.
Birth date: March 29, 1871
Death date: March 22, 1963

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
    Democrat
(1) Wise County. House Journal .
(2) Chico, Wise County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Decatur. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • John F. Thomas, Sr. (1871-1963), burial in Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "John Thomas Sr. Rites Scheduled for Tomorrow," Lawton Constitution, 3/24/1963, p. 7. John F. Thomas, Sr., "was born March 29, 1871, in Dyer county, Tenn., and moved to Lawton from Wise county, Tex., fresh from the Texas legislature where he served from 1899 to 1901, on July 10, 1901, to establish a law practice." Death date 3/22/1963 in Lawton, Oklahoma. NewspaperARCHIVE.com .
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - J.F. Thomas, postoffice Decatur, nativity Tennessee, age 27 (born circa 1872), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Mentioned in "Wise is a Healthy County," 11/26/1953, p. 1. Judge John F. Thomas, former representative from Wise County, "now lives" at Lawton, Oklahoma. Wise County Messenger .

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