Fort Bend County, Tax Assessor
John ‘T. Gibson, the present Tax Assessor of Fort Bend County, was born in the county December 16, 1878. His father, J. A. Gibson, was a native of Mississippi, and came to Texas when a boy, but returned home and came main, at an early day, and settled in Fort Bend County. He married, Miss Caroline Foster of Fort Bend, daughter of the old pioneer, Randolph Foster. She died and Mr. Gibson married his second wife, Missy Tennie Anderson, still living, and who is the mother of the subject of our sketch. J. A. Gibson, the father, died, in 1892.
J. T. Gibson was appointed Tax Assessor to fill an unexpired term made vacant by the death of his brother, J. S. Gibson, who held the office of assessor at the time of his death. When this term expired J. T. became a candidate for the office, and was elected in 1902, and is now filling his first elected term. He is a young man, unmarried, makes a good officer, and gives satisfaction generally.