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J.T. Ellis, Jr. John Taylor Ellis, Jr.
Full Name: John Taylor Ellis, Jr.
Date of birth: September 7, 1898
Date of death: January 28, 1992

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 38-1 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 6, 1958 55th (1)   Democrat Weslaco / Hidalgo   Hidalgo
H 38-1 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Weslaco / Hidalgo   Hidalgo

(1) Ellis resigned 1/6/1958. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 152. Judge John Taylor Ellis, Sr. Relatives: John Taylor Ellis, Sr. - father, John Taylor Ellis, Jr. - son. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 72nd Legislature, 4th C.S., HR 77. John Taylor Ellis, Jr. Death date 1/27/1992. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photo, Colonel John Taylor Ellis, Jr., 1/31/1992, p. 25. Austin American-Statesman.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "Colonel Ellis served with the 36th Texas National Guard Division during World War I, and the 4th Infantry USA in the Army of Occupation in Germany following the Armistice. In 1940, he organized and commanded Company D Texas Defense Guard. In 1944, he assisted in the organization of the First Airborne Task Force of the Invasion of Southern France. In recognition he received the Legion of Merit. Subsequent duty included Army Ground Forces Liaison Officer between Washington, D.C. and all European Theatre Airborne Units." Austin American-Statesman.
  • United States Army, Colonel. Military grave marker, John Taylor Ellis, Jr., birth date 9/7/1898, death date 1/28/1992, burial in Lockhart Municipal Burial Park, Lockhart, Caldwell County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • John T. Ellis, birth date 9/7/1898, death date 1/28/1992 in Caldwell County, Texas. FamilySearch United States Social Security Death Index.
  • 55th Legislature, Regular and Called Session - birth date 9/8/1898. Texas House of Representatives, Chief Clerk's Office - Biographies of Legislators, 1947.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.T. Ellis, Jr., 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Ellis, Jr., 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Federal Relations  
    Military and Veteran's Affairs  

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