J.M. Wagstaff

John Miles Wagstaff

Full Name: John Miles Wagstaff
Date of birth: August 19, 1862
Date of death: April 21, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 107 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Abilene / Taylor   Taylor
H 107 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat Abilene / Taylor   Taylor

Terms of Service top

House District 107
Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917
Legislatures: 34th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Abilene / Taylor
Counties in district: Taylor
House District 107
Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915
Legislatures: 33rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Abilene / Taylor
Counties in district: Taylor

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Judge John Miles Wagstaff, birth date 8/19/1862, death date illegible, burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery. Includes photo; obituary in Abilene Reporter News, 4/21/1952; and reprint of obituary in Pulaski Citizen, 4/30/1952. Find a Grave.
  • WAGSTAFF, ROBERT MCALPINE (1892-1973). Relatives: father - John Miles Wagstaff, son - Robert McAlpine Wagstaff. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, September 1953, p. 610. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • John M. Wagstaff, birth date 8/19/1862 in Lynnville, Tennessee; death date 4/21/1952 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas; lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

34th R.S. - 1915
Appropriations (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
Rules (Chair) 
33rd R.S. - 1913
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary (Vice Chair) 
Public Lands and Land Office  
Reforms in Civil Procedure (Chair) 

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