Joseph Washington Burkett

Joseph Washington Burkett

Birth
Lone Grove, Llano County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Mar 1962 (aged 76)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 42260151 · View Source
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Born Oct. 19, 1885, in Llano County, Texas; raised on the farm; educated in public schools; taught School; worked as printer's devil and edited country newspaper; studied law at night and during spare time for seven years, being admitted to the bar at the age of 26; served as district Clerk and County Judge of Eastland County; at the age of 39 was elected District Judge 42nd District, later serving as Judge of 88th District, served in House of Representative during regular session of the Thirty-seventh Legislature, being elected State Senator in 1921 from 28th District and still serving as such; was delegate in 1920 to the National Democratic Convention at San Francisco.
Autobiography by Joe Burkett from campaign material when he was a candidate for Governor of Texas, subject to Democratic Primaries 1924.



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  • Created by: Bill
  • Added: 22 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 42260151
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Washington Burkett (19 Oct 1885–10 Mar 1962), Find a Grave Memorial no. 42260151, citing Mission Burial Park North, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bill (contributor 47151299) .