J.D. Bass

Jefferson Dozier Bass

Full Name: Jefferson Dozier Bass
Date of birth: January 31, 1861
Date of death: May 14, 1946

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur
H 25 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Upshur

Terms of Service top

House District 4
Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929
Legislatures: 40th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Pittsburg / Camp
Counties in district: Camp, Upshur
House District 25
Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897
Legislatures: 24th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Pittsburg / Camp
Counties in district: Camp, Upshur

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Jefferson D. Bass, birth date 1/31/1861, death date 5/14/1946, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Pittsburg, Camp County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge J.D. Bass of Pittsburg Is Buried Wednesday," Mt. Pleasant Daily Times, 5/15/1946, p. 1, crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library. "During his lifetime he served three terms in the Texas Legislature, was county judge of Camp County for fourteen years, and was mayor of Pittsburg for twelve years." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - J.D. Bass, postoffice Pittsburg, nativity Louisiana, lawyer, member former legislatures: 24th. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.D. Bass, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.D. Bass, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Engrossed Bills  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
24th R.S. - 1895
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Judiciary No. 2  
Penal Code and Code Criminal Procedure, Special  
State Asylums  

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