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Hood Boone Hood Boone
Full Name: Hood Boone
Date of birth: December 18, 1879
Date of death: May 5, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 78 Jun 14, 1920 - Sep 1, 1920 36th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Edinburg / Hidalgo   Brooks, Hidalgo, Starr

(1) Oath of office Monday, 6/14/1920. "Texas Legislative Doings," 6/15/1920, p. 2. Austin American.
(2) "City Briefs," 8/20/1920, p. 8. Hood Boone appointed judge of the 79th Judicial District effective September 1, on resignation of Judge V.W. Taylor. Austin American-Statesman.
(3) 36th Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Hood Boone), 6/14/1920, p. 369. No committee appointments listed for Boone in 3rd-4th C.S. House Journal.
(4) Hood Boone, sworn 6/14/1920, succeeded Hood Hill, resigned 5/7/1920. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) "Hood Boone Is New Judge of This District," Mercedes Tribune, 9/3/1920, p. 1, crediting Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) "Retires to Run for Judgeship," 6/9/1920, p. 15. Pharr, Texas. "Hood Boone announces his withdrawal of his candidacy to represent this district in the State Legislature, for the reason that he has become a candidate for judge of the 79th district . . ." San Antonio Evening News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, October 1959, p. 300. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • "He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, serving in Company C of the Second Texas Volunteer Infantry. He also served in the Army during World War I and was released in 1919 with the rank of major." Obituary, "Ex-District Judge Hood Boone Dies," 5/5/1959, pp. 1, 16. Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • United States Army, Major, Spanish-American War and World War I. Military grave marker, Hood Boone. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Hood Boone, retired lawyer and former judge of the 79th Judicial District. Obituary and photo, "Ex-District Judge Hood Boone Dies," 5/5/1959, pp. 1, 16. "Boone was judge of the 79th Judicial District from 1920 to 1934. The major part of that time he lived in Hidalgo County, but when Hidalgo County was cut out of the district he moved to Alice." Corpus Christi Caller-Times.
  • Hood Boone, birth date 12/18/1879, death date 5/5/1959, burial in Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Hood Boone, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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