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John Currey John Thomas Currey
Full Name: John Thomas Currey
Other surnames: Curry
Date of birth: October 28, 1837
Date of death: November 28, 1918

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Grand Saline / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 30 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Grand Saline / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 100 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (2) (3)   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 100 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 26 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
H 26 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (4)   Democrat Canton / Van Zandt   Van Zandt
(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) Grand Saline, Van Zandt County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Canton. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.T. Curry; John T. Curry. House Journal. 22nd R.S.
  • 25th R.S.
    Biographical Sketches
  • John T. Currey on grave marker, birth date 10/28/1837, biographical sketch, interment in Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Van Zandt County. Notes death date 11/28/1918 from obituary. Find a Grave.
  • Reprint of biographical sketch; John Thomas Curry, birth date 10/28/1837, died December 1920; interment in Oakland Community Cemetery, Van Zandt County. "Descendants of Father '1st Gen' McBrayer." Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • Biographical sketch, John Thomas Curry. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch, John T. Currey. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Obituary, John T. Currey. Goff, C.W. The Canton Herald, 12/13/1918, p. 4, crediting Van Zandt County Library. Birth date 10/28/1837 in Kentucky; death date 11/28/1918 in Van Zandt County, Texas. "He served this county eight years in the state legislature . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, John T. Currey. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, John F. Curry, "Hatton Community," reprinted from Van Zandt County Texas Biographies 1848-1991, Vol. II. Birth date 10/28/1837 in Kentucky. Portrait of John T. Curry. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Other Resources
  • John T. Currey. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Birth date 10/28/1837, death year 1905, interment in Oakland, Van Zandt County. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • John T. Currey. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Currey, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Currey, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. John Currey, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Currey, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Currey, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Currey, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). 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.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north 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
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Appropriations  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Public Debt  
    State Asylums (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Appropriations  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Appropriations  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Penitentiaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
    Finance  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Claims and Accounts  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of (Chair) 
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Department, Examine  
    Finance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural & Mechanical College at Bryan and the State University, Money and Lands, Select  
    Finance  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

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