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Bascom N. Timmons

Bascom N. Timmons, American newspaper writer. Recipient award Biography Texas Heritage Foundation, 1958. Member Philosophical Society of Texas Clubs: Elk, National Press (president 1932), Gridiron.


  • Timmons, Bascom N. was born on March 31, 1890 in Collin County, Texas, United States. Son of Commodore Amplias and Martha Ann (Crenshaw) Timmons.

  • Education

    • Student public schools and military academy.


    • Began as reporter Fort Worth Record, 1906. With Dallas Times Herald, 1907. Managing editor Amarillo News, 1910.

      With Milwaukee Sentinel, 1911, Washington Post, 1912-1913. Editor and owner Daily Panhandle, Amarillo, Texas, 1914-1916. Washington correspondent for Houston Chronicle, 1917-1973 (except for leave military service World War I).


    • Author: Jesse H. Jones, The Man and The Statesman.


    The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


    When anybody starts to follow the way of Jesus, it means to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


    Member Philosophical Society of Texas Clubs: Elk, National Press (president 1932), Gridiron.


    • Married Ethel Boardman, August 8, 1925 (deceased October 1970).
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    Died May 31, 1987
    (aged 97)
    • 1906
      Began as reporter Fort Worth Record
    • 1907
      with Dallas Times Herald
    • 1910
      managing editor Amarillo News
    • 1911
      with Milwaukee Sentinel
    • 1912 - 1913
      with Milwaukee Sentinel
    • 1914 - 1916
      editor and owner Daily Panhandle
      Amarillo, Texas, United States