John A. Kerr, Jr.

John Abness Kerr

Full Name: John Abness Kerr, Jr.
Date of birth: July 20, 1910
Date of death: February 21, 1965

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 66 Jan 10, 1939 - May 7, 1940 46th (1)   Democrat La Grange / Fayette   Fayette

(1) Kerr resigned 5/7/1940. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "John Kerr, Attorney, Dies at 54," 2/22/1965, p. 2. Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Memorial, May 1965, p. 415. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

  • John Abness Kerr, birth date 7/10/1910 in San Antonio; draft registration 10/16/1940 in La Grange, Fayette County. FamilySearch United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  • United States Army, Captain, World War II. "Mr. Kerr practiced in La Grange during 1935-42, then was a captain in the Infantry stationed in the Aleutian Islands." Memorial, May 1965, p. 415. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • John A. Kerr, birth date 7/20/1910 in San Antonio; death date 2/21/1965 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County; attorney; served in World War II - Army. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Abness Kerr (1910-1965), burial in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant County. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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