Thursday, February 2, 2012

1942 :: Death of J.O. Newton


J.O. Newton, 67, Ex-Official, Dies. Rockdale, Texas, Feb. 1 (AP). -- J.O. Newton, 67, who was Adjutant General of Texas under the administration of Gov. Thomas Campbell, died early Sunday at his home here. He was in business in Rockdale. Since 1920 he had been connected with Scarbrough & Hicks Co., and was identified over a long period of years with numerous central Texas business enterprises. Funeral services will be held Monday. The wife and three sons, J. Boswell, C.T. and Carter Newton, are survivors. Newton died after a lengthy illness. Dallas Morning News, February 2, 1942. his findagrave memorial page

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