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John B. McDonald John Bethune McDonald
Full Name: John Bethune McDonald
Date of birth: December 21, 1921
Date of death: January 15, 1998

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 55 Jan 11, 1949 - Aug 29, 1949 51st (1)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson

(1) McDonald resigned 8/29/1949. Shows middle initial D., but 51st House Journal shows John B. McDonald. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 51st Legislature, 1st C.S., HSR 29. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, November 1998, p. 1081. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War II. Memorial, November 1998, p. 1081. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • John Bethune McDonald, birth date 12/21/1921, death date 1/15/1998, photo, burial in Neches Cemetery, Neches, Anderson County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John B. McDonald, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 51st session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    51st R.S. - 1949
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Motor Traffic  
    Public Health  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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