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John Keough Russell

Full Name: John Keough Russell
Date of birth: July 29, 1882
Date of death: June 25, 1957

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 10, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson
H 99 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 10, 1939 45th (1)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson

(1) Election results contested by E.E. Hunter. Report of Committee of the Whole House recommending that John K. Russell be seated as Representative of the 99th District adopted 2/18/1937, p. 505. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, John Keough Russell, Volume V, p. 2381. Birth date 7/29/1882 in Johnson County, assistant prosecuting attorney and prosecuting attorney of Johnson County. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Memorial, September 22, 1957, p. 558. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • John Keough Russell, birth date 6/29/1882, death date 6/25/1957, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County, retired lawyer. Find a Grave.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
Common Carriers  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
45th R.S. - 1937
Banks and Banking  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Criminal Jurisprudence  

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