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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
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary and photos, Joe Tom Kennington, Lt. Colonel, USAF, Ret., 1921 - 2007, Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona), 3/7/2007, p. 10. Newspapers.com.
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe Thomas Kennington, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 50th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Common Carriers  
    Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
    Investigate State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions Investigation, Special  

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