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J.J. Loy Jacob Jackson Loy
Full Name: Jacob Jackson "Jake" Loy
Date of birth: March 2, 1887
Date of death: July 4, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 9 Jan 13, 1931 - Sep 22, 1932 42nd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson Senate President Pro Tempore (42nd)   Cooke, Fannin, Grayson
H 44-2 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson
H 44-2 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Denison / Grayson   Grayson

(1) 42nd Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, 3rd C.S., elected 8/30/1932. Senate Journal.
(2) "Sen. J.J. Loy, who will resign after the general election to become county judge at Sherman." "85 New Members Nominated for Lower House; Nine New Senators," 9/9/1932, p. 3. Big Spring Herald.
(3) Cecil Murphy, sworn 11/12/1932, succeeded to unexpired term of Jacob J. Loy, resigned 9/22/1932. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 42nd Legislature - Roll Call of Newly-Elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/13/1931, p. 1. Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 50th Legislature, R.S., SR 20, 1/27/1947, p. 82. Born "on Independence Day, 1887." Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, 1/29/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch.
  • Other Resources
  • Photo and obituary, "Death Takes Judge Loy at Sherman," 7/5/1945, p. 13. Jake J. Loy. Dallas Morning News.
  • Jacob 'Jake' Jackson Loy, birth date 3/2/1887, death date 7/4/1945, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Grayson County. Includes photo and news article, "Member of House Seeks Senate Seat," Dallas Morning News, 4/22/1930. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jake J. Loy, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.J. Loy, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.J. Loy, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 42nd session composite photo of Senate members (3rd floor back hall corridor, east wall. 3E.C2). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Representative Districts  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Common Carriers  
    Labor (Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    State Treasury, Investigate  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Lobbying Activities, Investigation  
    State Affairs  

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