John Connelly

John William Connelly

Full Name: John William Connelly
Date of birth: August 2, 1919
Date of death: June 2, 1966

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 41 Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945 48th   Democrat Trenton / Fannin   Fannin
H 41 Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943 47th   Democrat Trenton / Fannin   Fannin

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House District 41
Jan 12, 1943 - Jan 9, 1945
Legislatures: 48th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Trenton / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin
House District 41
Jan 14, 1941 - Jan 12, 1943
Legislatures: 47th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Trenton / Fannin
Counties in district: Fannin

Biographical Information top

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, AS, World War II. Military grave marker, John William Connelly, birth date 8/2/1919, death date 6/2/1966, burial in Burns Cemetery, Trenton, Fannin County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, "Former Representative . . . John W. Connelly Dies Thursday," 6/2/1966, p. 1. Birth date 8/2/1919 in Trenton, death date 6/2/1966. "When elected to the Texas Legislature in 1940, Connelly was barely 21 and was the youngest man ever to be elected a member of the house." Bonham Daily Favorite.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

48th R.S. - 1943
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills  
Labor (Vice Chair) 
47th R.S. - 1941
Claims and Accounts  
Live Stock and Stock Raising  

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