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J.D. Newton Jasper Dorsey Newton
Full Name: Jasper Dorsey Newton
Date of birth: July 30, 1867
Date of death: July 28, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Bloomburg / Cass   Cass
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Jasper Newton, Cass County, born July 1867 in Georgia. FamilySearch.
  • J. Dorsey Newton, birth date 7/30/1867, death date 7/28/1935, Salem Cemetery, Bloomburg, Cass County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Father of Hunt-co Sheriff Is Dead," 7/29/1935, p. 3. "J.D. Newton, father of Sheriff D.M. Newton of Hunt-co, and a former member of the Texas state legislature," death date Sunday, 7/28/1935. Greenville Evening Banner.
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - J.D. Newton, postoffice Bloomburg, nativity Georgia, age 52 (born circa 1867), 33 years in Texas, farmer and merchant, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.D. Newton, 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Confederate Home, Investigate  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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