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John Patton Estes

Full Name: John Patton Estes
Birth date: June 17, 1850
Death date: May 1, 1890

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(2) District 69 - John P. Estes, District 70 - M.S. Crow. House Journal .
(3) Roster lists both Crow and Estes in District 69; no one is listed for District 70. Crow's bio says he represented Erath, Comanche, Palo Pinto, Eastland and Shackleford counties - the counties of District 70. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Jno. P. Estes, p. 136. Died in 1890 during his second term as Hood County district attorney. "His death in the early prime of his manhood, cut off a career of brilliant promise." A History of Hood County, Texas: From its Earliest Settlement to the Present, Together with Biographical Sketches of Many Leading Men and Women Among the Early Settlers. . .: Also a Sketch of the History of Somervell County. 1895.
  • Death notice, Hon. John P. Estes, 5/3/1890, p. 6. "Mr. Estes was a member of the sixteenth legislature and for several years past district attorney." Death date 5/1/1890. Dallas Morning News .
  • John Patton Estes, birth date 6/17/1850, death date 5/1/1890, burial records in Pioneer's Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, Hood County. Find a Grave . Pioneer's Rest Cemetery Granbury Cemetery
  • Biographical sketch, John Patton Estes, p. 270. Born 6/17/1851 in Haywood County, North Carolina. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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