John Henry Fisher

Full Name: John Henry Fisher
Date of birth: December 22, 1860
Date of death: February 13, 1936

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 109 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Newcastle / Young   Jack, Young
H 109 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Newcastle / Young   Jack, Young

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Elder John H. Fisher, birth date 12/22/1860, death date 2/13/1936, burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Graham, Young County. Photo and biographical sketch, John Henry Fisher. "Fisher, a publisher and minister, represented the 100th District [sic] in the State Legislature during the 42nd and 43rd sessions." Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Rev. J.H. Fisher, birth date 12/22/1860, death date 2/13/1936 in Newcastle, Young County, retired minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, "J.H. Fisher, Preacher and State Representative, Dies," Jacksboro Gazette, 2/20/1936, p. 1, crediting the Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library. John H. Fisher, "state representative of Jack and Young Counties for two terms – 1931-34." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 43rd Legislature (1933) - J.H. Fisher, postoffice Newcastle, Young County, nativity Texas, age 71, editor and minister, member of former legislatures: 42nd. 42nd Legislature (1931) - age 70. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.H. Fisher, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Fisher, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Banks and Banking  
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
42nd R.S. - 1931
Banks and Banking  
Conservation and Reclamation  
School Districts  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  

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