J.T. Cox

John Thomas Cox

Full Name: John Thomas Cox
Date of birth: October 24, 1867
Date of death: August 5, 1962

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Groesbeck / Limestone   Limestone
H 61 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Groesbeck / Limestone   Limestone

Terms of Service top

House District 61
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Groesbeck / Limestone
Counties in district: Limestone
House District 61
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Groesbeck / Limestone
Counties in district: Limestone

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Interview with Mr. John T. Cox, White Pioneer, Groesbeck, Texas. Born at Prairie Grove, Texas. Parents Milton B. and Mary Herring Cox. Library of Congress.
  • Obituary, "John T. Cox, Groesbeck, Dies at 94," 8/6/1962, p 1. Born in Jonesboro, Alabama; served two terms in the Texas Legislature and on the State Board of Education; death date Sunday, 8/5/1962. Waco News-Tribune.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - John Thomas Cox, Limestone County, age 12, born in Alabama; parents Milton B. and Mary J. Cox.
    Census of 1900 - John T. Cox, Limestone County, born October 1867 in Alabama, wife Mary, daughter Ruth.
    Census of 1930 - John D. Cox, Groesbeck, Limestone County, age 62, born in Alabama, wife Mary. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1930
  • John Thomas Cox, birth date 10/24/1867 in Jonesboro, Alabama; death date 8/5/1962 in Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas; owner of insurance agency. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John T. Cox, birth date 10/24/1867, death date 7/10/1962, burial in Fort Parker Memorial Park, Groesbeck, Limestone County, with spouse Mary U. Cox. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. J.T. Cox, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.T. Cox, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Congressional Districts  
School Districts (Chair) 
41st R.S. - 1929
Game and Fisheries  
School Districts (Vice Chair) 

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