J.W. Crudgington

Jonathan Wilford Crudgington

Full Name: Jonathan Wilford Crudgington
Date of birth: January 31, 1859
Date of death: June 17, 1934

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 125 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Carson, Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hutchinson, Moore, Oldham, Potter, Sherman
H 125 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Amarillo / Potter   Carson, Dallam, Hansford, Hartley, Hutchinson, Moore, Oldham, Potter, Sherman

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Crudgington Funeral at 4," 6/18/1934, pp. 1, 2. "He was a member of the Texas Legislature for two terms from 1914 to 1918 and while a member, Texas adopted state-wide prohibition, a principle Judge Crudgington had always fought for." Amarillo Globe-Times.
  • CRUDGINGTON, JONATHAN WILFORD (1859-1934). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, Judge J.W. Crudgington, "Another Panhandle Pioneer Goes to Reward," Claude News, 6/22/1934, p. 1, crediting Richard S. and Leah Morris Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • Jonathan W. Crudgington, birth date 1/31/1859 in Tennessee; death date 6/17/1934 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jonathan W. Crudgington, burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County. Find a Grave.
  • Historic home of Jonathan Wilford Crudgington (b. 1859) and his wife Alliene (nee Veale). Hardy, Daniel. [Historic Property of Jonathan Wilford Crudgington], photograph, 11/20/1979, crediting Texas Historical Commission. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Banks and Banking  
Municipal Corporations  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  
34th R.S. - 1915
Confederate Homes  
Judiciary (Chair) 
Liquor Traffic  
Reforms in Civil Procedure  
Stock and Stock Raising  
Supreme Judicial Districts  

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