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A.L. Pinkston Atticus Lafayette Pinkston
Full Name: Atticus Lafayette "Att" Pinkston
Date of birth: April 1, 1878
Date of death: July 21, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 9, 1923 - Jul 5, 1923 38th (1)   Democrat Tenaha / Shelby   Shelby

(1) Pinkston resigned 7/5/1923. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "A.L. Pinkston, Publisher News-Champion, Dies Suddenly," Timpson Daily Times, 7/22/1935, p. 1, crediting Timpson Public Library. "One of the publishers of the News and Champion at Center"; known as "Att" Pinkston. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • A.L. Pinkston (Atticus Lafayette Pinkston), birth date 4/1/1878, death date 7/21/1935 in Center, Shelby County, publisher/newspaper office. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Atticus Lafayette Pinkston, birth date 4/1/1878, permanent home address in Tenaha, Shelby County, farmer and stockman, nearest relative Mrs. Elizabeth Pinkston (wife), draft registration 9/12/1918 in Shelby County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Att L. Pinkston, birth date 4/1/1878, death date 7/21/1935, burial in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Business Manager of Center Daily News News Taken by Death," 7/23/1935, p. 2. A.L. Pinkston "had served as representative in the state legislature and also was Shelby county clerk." Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - A.L. Pinkston, postoffice Tenaha, nativity Texas, age 44 (born circa 1879), farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. A.L. Pinkston, 38th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 38th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, south wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    38th R.S. - 1923
    Liquor Traffic  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    Public Printing (Vice Chair) 
    State Affairs  

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