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J.P. Hayter J.P. Hayter
Full Name: John Price Hayter
Date of birth: November 23, 1862
Date of death: November 15, 1926

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 31 Jan 12, 1909 - Jun 15, 1910 31st (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Decatur / Wise   Denton, Montague, Wise
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) J.P. Hayter resigned after 2nd Called Session, 1909 - succeeded by C.V. Terrell, elected at the special election 7/23/1910. Card File.
(3) Charles V. Terrell, sworn 7/28/1910, succeeded John P. Hayter, resigned 6/15/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) 31st Legislature - 1/12/1909, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call as "Senator-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, "Our friends in the Legislature," Volume 5, number 1, May 1909, pp. 14-17. J.P. Hayter, born in Grayson County in 1862. Elected Mayor of Decatur 1905 and 1907. Texas State Journal of Medicine, 1905.
  • Other Resources
  • John Price Hayter, birth date 11/23/1862, elected Decatur mayor 1905. From B. B. Paddock, History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1906), Vol. II, pp. 342-343. GenealogyMagazine.com, 2000.
  • Hayter, John P., 1862-1926 (d. Nov. 15). Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas. TXGenWeb Project.
  • "Time in a bottle: Discovery uncorks rich history of J.P. Hayter," by Denny Deady, 8/31/2006. J.P. Hayter birth date 11/23/1861, death date 11/15/1926, buried in Waco. Wise County Messenger.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.P. Hayter, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 31st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
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