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Jerome B. McCown
Full Name: Jerome B. "J.B." McCown
Other surnames: McCowan
Date of birth: 1821
Date of death: 1887

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 65 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (1)     Unknown / San Patricio   Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio
H Montgomery Dec 13, 1847 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (2) (3) (4)     Unknown / Montgomery   Grimes, Montgomery, Walker
(1) "Capt. Jerome B. McCown is a candidate for the Legislature from the counties of Nueces, San Patricio, Live Oak and Refugio." Civilian and Gazette Weekly, 5/26/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) James B. McCown served in the 1st and 2nd Legislatures; J.B. McCown served in the 6th Legislature. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) "We are authorised to announce Col. Jerome B. McCown as a candidate to represent the Mongomery District in the lower branch of the state legislature." Texas Banner (Huntsville), 10/21/1847, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, Texas Democrat, 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
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Other Resources
  • Mentioned in "McCown Family History: McCowns Montgomery and Harrison Co, Texas." James served a single term in the Texas Legislature. His brother, Jerome, served two terms. Google Groups.
  • James McCown biographical notes: "Upon the death of their father, James was appointed guardian for his brother Jerome." Relatives: James McCown and Jerome B. McCown - brothers. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Jerome B. McCown biographical notes: "James, his mother, his brother Sampson, and brothers Alexander and Jerome and their families moved as a group to Texas from Tuscaloosa, Alabama in November 1841 . . . Jerome was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in the Second Legislature in 1847. He was also elected to the Sixth Legislature in 1855." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
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    6th R.S. - 1855
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    2nd R.S. - 1847
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