J.T. Ponton

Thomas Joel Ponton

Full Name: Thomas Joel Ponton
Date of birth: February 17, 1874
Date of death: September 30, 1948

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca, Wharton

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House District 52
Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905
Legislatures: 28th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Hallettsville / Lavaca
Counties in district: Lavaca, Wharton

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Other Resources

  • T.J. Ponton, birth date "1873 - ?" in Texas; death date 9/30/1948 in Bexar County; residence in Guadalupe County; superintendent of schools. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Thomas Joe Ponton, birth date 2/17/1874; permanent home address in Shiner, Lavaca County; superintendent of schools, Shiner School Board; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Lavaca County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Thomas Joel Ponton (1874-1948), burial in Shiner Cemetery, Shiner, Lavaca County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "T.J. Ponton Former Resident Rites Held Friday," 10/7/1948, p. 1. Thomas Joel Ponton, birth date 2/17/1874, flotorial representative of Wharton and Lavaca counties, former head of the Shiner Public School System. Shiner Gazette.
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - T.J. Ponton, postoffice Hallettsville, nativity Texas, age 27 (born circa 1876), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.T. Ponton, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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28th R.S. - 1903
Military Affairs  
Public Printing  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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