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Joseph Lewis Hogg
Full Name: Joseph Lewis Hogg
Date of birth: September 13, 1806
Date of death: May 16, 1862

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 4 Feb 16, 1846 - May 4, 1846 1st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)     Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches   Houston, Nacogdoches, Rusk
(1) "Cherokee County was marked off from Nacogdoches County on April 11, 1846, and was organized on July 13 of that year, with the town of Rusk as the county seat. " Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Whig. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, Texas Democrat, 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) 1st Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office and Classification of Senators, 3/3/1846, p. 60. Drew "first class" (2-year term). Senate Journal.
(4) District of Nacogdoches, Rusk, and Houston. 1st Legislature - 2/16/1846, p. 4. Listed in "roll of Senators being called by Districts, the following members appeared and took their seats...on motion of Mr. Grimes, the Senators came forward and took the oath prescribed by the Constitution." Senate Journal.
(5) Granted leave of absence for remainder of session, 5/4/1846, p. 293. Senate Journal.
(6) Description of drawing of terms for Senators, first-class two-year terms and second-class four-year terms, 3/3/1846, p. 180. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 103. Father of Texas Governor Jim Hogg. Moved to Texas in 1839 and settled at Nacogdoches. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • HOGG, JOSEPH LEWIS (1806-1862). "In 1839 he moved to Cherokee County, Texas, where he established a law practice near Nacogdoches." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical information in son John W. Hogg's biographical sketch, pp. 286-288; account of Capt. George Stevens, son John Hogg, and Jennings Brothers' fight on the Wichitas, pp. 195-197. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads - Twenty Years of Intrepid History, 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 169, questioning Texas Democrat's designation of him as Whig. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Texas Mounted Volunteers, 2nd Regiment, Mexican War. Lone Star Defenders, Captain, became Company C, of 3rd Texas Cavalry. Confederate States Army, appointed Colonel by Governor Edward Clark to organize East Texas troops; appointed Brigadier General on 2/14/1861, "died on May 16 [1862], having never donned a Confederate uniform." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 53. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 7, 77, 82, Plate No. 13. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Committee Informationtop
    1st R.S. - 1846
    Judicial Districts, Select  
    Judiciary (Chair) 
     

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