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Thomas Crooks Thomas Crooks
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Crooks
Date of birth: November 13, 1833
Date of death: March 31, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Clarksville / Red River   Fannin, Hopkins, Red River
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Birth date 10/19/1835 in Salem, Washington County, Indiana. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Other Resources
  • Thomas Jefferson Crooks, birth date 11/13/1833 in Salem, Washington County, Indiana, death 1909, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, Cooke County. "It appears that Thomas and Calhoun may have missing stones." Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Judge Crooks Dead: A Most Notable Man Has Passed Away. Burial at Gainesville," The Sunday Gazetteer (Denison, Texas), 4/4/1909, p. 1, crediting the Grayson County Frontier Village. Thomas Jefferson Crooks, born 1833 in Salem, Indiana; served as Representative of Red River County in Texas Legislature 1859-1860; death date 3/31/1909. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Thomas Crooks, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    County and County Boundaries  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 

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