Joe Shannon, Jr.

Joe Shannon, Jr.

Full Name: Joe Shannon, Jr.

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52-2 Jan 14, 1969 - Jan 12, 1971 61st   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 52-2 Jan 10, 1967 - Jan 14, 1969 60th   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant
H 60-2 Jan 12, 1965 - Jan 10, 1967 59th (1)   Democrat Fort Worth / Tarrant   Tarrant

(1) Sworn 11/21/1964. Oaths of Office.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Shannon, Jr., Joe. Chief criminal division, Tarrant County District Attorney, 1972-78. Complete Marquis Who's Who Biographies.
  • Memorial, September 1975, p. 753. Relatives: Joe Shannon, Sr. - father, Joe Shannon, Jr. - son. (Notes Joe Shannon, Jr. was assistant district attorney, Fort Worth.) Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney, 2013 edition. Texas Legal Directory.
  • Shannon, Jr., Joe. Texas State Cemetery.


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Committee Information top

61st R.S. - 1969
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties (Chair) 
County Government (Chair) 
Land Use and Environmental Control  
State Affairs  
60th R.S. - 1967
Constitutional Amendments  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Criminal Law  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
Urban Affairs (Vice Chair) 
59th R.S. - 1965
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Criminal Law Revision  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Lands and Buildings  

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