Joseph Terry Newman

Full Name: Joseph Terry Newman, Sr.
Date of birth: January 28, 1894
Date of death: April 12, 1981

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Lavaca
H 42 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Lavaca, Refugio
H 47 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Cuero / DeWitt   DeWitt, Gonzales, Lavaca

(1) Sworn 11/23/1964. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch and photo, Joseph Terry Newman (1894-1981), pp. 636-637. DeWitt County Historical Commission (De Witt County, Tex.). The History of DeWitt County, Texas, 1991, crediting DeWitt County Historical Commission. "In 1964 at the age of 70 Newman announced his candidacy for State Representative. He was elected three times, serving in the 59th, 60th, and 61st Legislatures." Death date 4/12/1981. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, J.T. Newman, "Former DeWitt Politician Dies," 4/13/1981, p. 8. Victoria Advocate.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • J.T. Newman, birth date 1/28/1894, death date 4/12/1981, burial in Hillside Cemetery, Cuero, DeWitt County. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

61st R.S. - 1969
Commerce and Manufacturing  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Economizing in State Government (Chair) 
Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
Urban Affairs  
60th R.S. - 1967
Conservation and Reclamation  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Parks and Wildlife  
Penitentiaries (Vice Chair) 
Urban Affairs  
59th R.S. - 1965
Common Carriers  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Livestock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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