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John Donnell John Rankin Donnell
Full Name: John Rankin Donnell
Date of birth: July 1, 1864
Date of death: November 14, 1951

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 58 Jan 9, 1945 - Jan 14, 1947 49th   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
H 60 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Hillsboro / Hill   Hill, Navarro
H 95 Jan 13, 1925 - Sep 1, 1926 39th (1) (2)   Democrat Temple / Bell   Bell
(1) Leslie Elliott, in special election 9/4/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded John R. Donnell, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) John R. Darnell. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • J.R. Donnell, Democrat, employed at Texas Cotton Coop Assn., born in North Carolina, age 66 in 1931. Card File.
  • Obituary clipped from a Corpus Christi newspaper reads "John Rankin Donell, 87, former State Representative from Corsicana, died here Wednesday.". Card File.
  • Ancestral File - John Rankin Donnell, birth date 7/1/1864 in Greensboro, NC; death date 11/12/1951 in Corpus Christi, TX; burial date 11/15/1951 in Belton, TX. Married Callie Bird Farquhar 12/31/1885 in Wellborn, Brazos County, TX. FamilySearch.
  • John R. Donnell, interment with wife Callie at North Belton Cemetery in Belton, Bell County, TX; birth date 7/1/1864, death date 11/14/1951. USGenWeb Project, 1996.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Donnell, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Donnell, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Donnell, 49th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 42nd session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 49th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    49th R.S. - 1945
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Conservation and Reclamation  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    42nd R.S. - 1931
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Health  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Affairs  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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