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Thomas Hawthorne Phillips
Born in Marlin, Texas, December 30, 1914
Died in Austin, Texas, October 23, 1975
Sarah Hunter Phillips
Born in Townley, Alabama, February 22, 1921
Back of headstone
Judge, 107th District Court
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Texas
Federal Bureau of Investigation
In Serving Others, He Served His God.
||Thomas Hawthorne Phillips
||Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Judge, 107th District Court; Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Texas
||December 30, 1914
||October 23, 1975
||October 25, 1975
PHILLIPS, THOMAS HAWTHORNE (1914~1975) Thomas Hawthorne Phillips, district judge and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, was born December 30, 1914, in Marlin, Falls County, Texas.
After serving as judge of the 107th Judicial District of Texas, he was appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Preston Smith on October 2, 1972. After being confirmed by the Senate and taking his oath of office, he served until his death on October 23, 1975. He was buried two days later in the Texas State Cemetery.
Information taken from records in the Texas State Cemetery Archives.