J.T. Beaty

John Thomas Beaty

Full Name: John Thomas "Tom" Beaty
Date of birth: January 28, 1854
Date of death: January 9, 1937

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 8, 1907 28th (2) (3)   29th (1)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
S 14 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (4) (5)   Democrat Jasper / Jasper   Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler

(1) 29th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1905, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(2) 28th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/28/1903, pp. 107-108. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) 28th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/13/1903, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.
(4) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(5) 27th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John Tom Beaty, birth date 1/28/1854 in Jasper; death date 1/9/1937 in Houston, Harris County; residence in Jasper; attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John T. Beaty (1855-1937), burial in Jasper City Cemetery, Jasper County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, John Tom Beaty, "Former State Senator Dies in Houston at His Daughter's Home," 1/10/1937, p. 8. Houston Chronicle.
  • Died 1/9/1937 per call to Jasper County Archives, August 2000. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • John Thomas Beaty, "DAR/DRT Visit Historic Town," Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Texas), 1/16/2000, p. 13, crediting Livingston Municipal Library, "the Beaty-Orton house, home of Texas Senator John Thomas Beaty." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Historical marker, Beaty-Orton House, Jasper, Jasper County, built by John T. Beaty (1855-1937), "served three terms as state senator from the 14th District, 1901-1906." Blake-Beaty-Orton House, Jasper, National Register Listing and State Antiquities Landmark. Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission). Beaty-Orton House Blake-Beaty-Orton House Blake-Beaty-Orton House

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 29th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Beaty, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

29th R.S. - 1905
City and Town Corporations (Chair) 
Commerce and Manufactures  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Elections  
State Penitentiaries  
28th R.S. - 1903
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Enrolled Bills  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
27th R.S. - 1901
Apportionment  
Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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