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Joe Pool

Joe Pool, American congressman. Member Interstate Cooperative Commission, 1952-1956.; Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Life.


  • Pool, Joe was born on February 18, 1911 in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Son of William Wesley and Bonnie Jean (King) Pool.

  • Education

    • Student Texas U., 1929-1933. Bachelor of Laws, Southern Methodist U., 1937.


    • Admitted to Texas bar, 1937. Engaged in practice law with J. Frank Wilson, 1937-1940, 46-47. Member Texas House of Representatives from Dallas County, 1952-1958, chairman investigating committee, 1953-1954, chairman motor traffic committee, 1957-1958.

      Member 88th to 90th Congresses, at-large Texas.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Interstate Cooperative Commission, 1952-1956. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.


    • Married Elizabeth Chambless, April. Children: Richard, Wesley, John, Joe.
    • father: William Wesley Pool
    • mother: Bonnie Jean (King) Pool
    • spouse: Elizabeth Chambless
    • children: Richard Pool
    • Wesley Pool
    • John Pool
    • Joe Pool
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    Born February 18, 1911
    Died July, 1968
    (aged 57)