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S.T. Jones Sam T. Jones
Full Name: Sam T. Jones
Date of birth: March 14, 1864
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 91 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Hondo / Medina   Dimmit, Frio, La Salle, McMullen, Medina, Uvalde, Zavala
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Brief biographical sketch, Sam T. Jones, p. 148. Born 3/14/1864 in Ralls County, Missouri; editor of Hondo Herald. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Sam T. Jones appointed postmaster at Hondo, Medina County, 11/22/1895. U.S., Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1971. Ancestry.com.
  • Sam T. Jones, Sulphur Springs Enterprise, elected to membership in the Texas Press Association in 1884, present at convention in 1888; Sam T. Jones, Uvalde News, present at convention in 1892 and read a paper, elected to executive committee, 1892. Baillio, Ferdinand B. History of the Texas Press Association, from Its Organization in Houston in 1880 to Its Annual Convention in San Antonio in 1913. Dallas, Texas: Southwestern Printing Co., 1916, pp. 118-119, 125, 151, 153, 156. Google Books.
  • "Our young friend, Sam T. Jones . . . is now doing the editorial grinding on the Hondo Herald, after living through the recently closed session of the 53d congress at Washington." The Purcell Register (Purcell, Oklahoma), 5/3/1895, p. 5. Newspapers.com.
  • "Sam T. Jones, editor of the Hondo Herald, has been nominated for the legislature and is receiving the congratulations of his brethren of the press." "Texas Newspapers," The Houston Daily Post, 7/26/1896, p. 6.
    "Sam T. Jones of Hondo is another journalist who has recently broke into the legislature. He has 'been to Congress' as the private secretary to his congressman and is onto all kinds of legislative work." The Houston Daily Post, 5/18/1897, p. 4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). July 26, 1896 May 18, 1897
  • "Sam T. Jones, formerly editor of the Gazette, now of Dallas, spent several days in the city the past week." Sulphur Springs Gazette, 1/26/1912, p. 3, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.T. Jones, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
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