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Justo S. Penn Justo Sabor Penn
Full Name: Justo Sabor Penn
Date of birth: October 4, 1875
Date of death: July 2, 1939

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Aug 11, 1910 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Laredo / Webb   Webb

(1) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Justo S. Penn, sworn 8/11/1910, succeeded C.C. Pierce, died 6/27/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituaries, "Justo Penn," "Death Takes Judge Penn: Webb County Leader Succumbs," 7/3/1939, pp. 4, 8. Spanish-American War veteran. Brownsville Herald.
  • PENN, JUSTO SABOR (1875-1939). Birth date 10/4/1875, death date 7/3/1939. Served as chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee of Webb County until November 1926, and a member of the Democratic Executive Committee representing the Twenty-seventh Senatorial District. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas Volunteer Guard; Special Rangers; United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War (Sergeant, Troop K, 1st Texas Volunteer Cavalry); Loyalty Rangers. J.S. and Justo S. Penn, Call Numbers 401-208, 401-96, 401-245, and 401-130. Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935. Loyalty Rangers Special Rangers Texas Volunteer Guard United States Volunteers, Spanish-American War
  • Other Resources
  • Justo Sabor Penn, birth date 10/4/1875 in Austin, death date 7/2/1939 in San Antonio, Bexar County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Justo S. Penn, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
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