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Joe Frank Sparks

Full Name: Joe Frank Sparks
Date of birth: October 14, 1894
Date of death: August 12, 1980

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 107 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Gorman / Eastland   Callahan, Eastland

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Memorial, December 1980, p. 1150. Texas Bar Journal.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Obituary and photo, Frank Sparks, "Retired Eastland Judge Dead at 85," 8/13/1980, p. 6-C. "He was elected a state legislator in 1925 and was appointed to the 91st district court in 1965." Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Joe Frank Sparks, death date 8/12/1980 in Eastland County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1964-1998.
  • J. Frank Sparks, birth date 10/14/1894, death date 8/12/1980, burial in Eastland City Cemetery, Eastland County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

39th R.S. - 1925
State Affairs (Vice Chair) 

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