Joe Thomas Kennington

Joe Tom Kennington

Full Name: Joe Tom Kennington
Date of birth: September 29, 1921
Date of death: March 3, 2007

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie

Terms of Service top

House District 1
Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949
Legislatures: 50th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Texarkana / Bowie
Counties in district: Bowie

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary and photos, Joe Tom Kennington, Lt. Colonel, USAF, Ret., 1921 - 2007, Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona), 3/7/2007, p. 10.

Military Service Notes

  • United States Air Force, Lieutenant Colonel, World War II, Korea, Vietnam. Military grave marker, Joe Tom Kennington, birth date 9/29/1921, death date 3/3/2007, photo, obituary, burial in National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona. 'After the war, Colonel Kennington served in the Texas legislature and while there was recalled to active duty in the Strategic Air Command (SAC) of which he was an original member." Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

50th R.S. - 1947
Common Carriers  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Investigate State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Investigation, Special  

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