John W. Stanford

John Washington Stanford

Full Name: John Washington Stanford
Date of birth: February 7, 1869
Date of death: October 2, 1955

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 29 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt

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House District 29
Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917
Legislatures: 34th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Canton / Van Zandt
Counties in district: Van Zandt

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Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "John W. Stanford Services Set Today," 10/3/1955, Sec. II, p. 11. "John W. Stanford, 86 . . . former state representative from East Texas," native of Alabama, death date 10/2/1955. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.

Other Resources

  • John Washington Stanford, birth date 2/7/1869 in Eufala, Alabama; death date 10/2/1955 in Lubbock; retired public school teacher, burial in Plains Cemetery, Plains, Texas; father W.J. Stanford, mother Martha Jane Gilford. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Washington Stanford, Teacher, State Rep. 14-17, Ben Wheeler, Tex. (1911). General Register of the Students and Former Students of the University of Texas, W.J. Maxwell, University of Texas Ex-students' Association, 1917, p. 177. Internet Archive.
  • "John W. Stanford, Plains, who represented the county in the state legislature some years ago, likewise will speak." "Picnic To Be Held Sunday: Second Annual Affair of Former Van Zandt County Citizens Scheduled . . . ," 5/24/1935, p. 11. Lubbock Morning Avalanche.
  • J.L. Yarbrough, P.J. Johnston, and J.W. Stanford, Photo, "Our Student Ex-Members of the Texas Legislature," The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Normal School, 1922, p. 51, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - John W. Stanford, postoffice Canton, nativity Alabama, age 45 (born circa 1870), publisher, 31 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


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34th R.S. - 1915
Banks and Banking  
Mines and Mining  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Vice Chair) 
Senatorial Districts  

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