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Jesse Murrell Jesse Murrell
Full Name: Jesse Craft Murrell
Date of birth: May 12, 1856
Date of death: November 12, 1927

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 14, 1919 - Jan 11, 1921 36th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 48 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 81 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 9 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Cooke
H 9 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Coesfield / Cooke   Cooke
H 30 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (2)   Democrat Coesfield / Cooke   Cooke
H 31 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Coesfield / Cooke   Cooke, Grayson
(1) Coesfield post office closed in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Coesfield post office closed in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Coesfield post office closed in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(4) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(5) Democrat. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Memorial, 39th Legislature, Regular Session, p. 898, in memory of Mrs. Jesse C. Murrell. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • MURRELL, JESSE CRAFT (1856-1927). Death date 11/12/1927. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, name given Jessee Craft Murrell. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Other Resources
  • Jesse C. Murrell, Democrat, farmer, age 62 in 1919, born in Missouri. Card File.
  • Obituary, "Jesse C. Murrell Dies at Dorchester," 11/13/1927. "He lived at Gainesville and was a former member of the State Legislature." Dallas Morning News.
  • Jesse Clift [sic] Murrell, death date 11/12/1927. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jesse Craft Murrell, born 5/12/1856 in Ray County, Missouri, died 2/22/1927, interment in Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville (Cooke County). Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in account of brother's murder in "Horrors Multiply: Tom murrell [sic], wife and son murdered." Texas Trails, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Murrell, 36th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 36th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    36th R.S. - 1919
    Agriculture  
    Banks and Banking (Chair) 
    Common Carriers  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Banks and Banking  
    Committee to Investigate Certain Expenditures  
    Common Carriers  
    Internal Improvements  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Prepare Articles of Impeachment Against Governor James E. Ferguson  
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Heads of State Departments, Investigate  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs (Chair) 
    Stock and Stockraising  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Finance  
    Public Debt  
    Quarantine Laws  
    Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Stock and Stock Raising (Chair) 
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    State Affairs  
    Stock and Stockraising  
     

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