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Joseph Kindred Joseph Colston Kindred
Full Name: Joseph Colston "Joe" Kindred
Date of birth: February 3, 1841
Date of death: March 29, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Weimar / Colorado   Colorado
H 59 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Oakland / Colorado   Colorado, Lavaca
(1) Democrats fielded two candidates in November 1880: Joseph C. Kindred and E.J. Riggs. Consider the Lily: the Ungilded History of Colorado County, Texas.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Death notice, "Death of Hon. J.C. Kindred," 3/31/1916, p. 1, death date 3/29/1916.
    Obituary and more extended biographical sketch, "Hon. J.C. Kindred Succumbs to Death," 4/7/1916, p. 2. Birth date 2/3/1841 in Russell County, Alabama. "In politics, Mr. Kindred was a staunch democrat . . . In 1880 he was elected a member of the 17th legislature of Texas, and again in 1906 was returned to that body as representative from Colorado county, serving with distinction on finance, revenue, taxation, penitentiary and other committees." Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Colorado County, Texas).
  • Other Resources
  • Judge Joseph Colston "Joe" Kindred, birth date 2/3/1841, death date 3/29/1916, portrait, Confederate veteran, reprint of death notice in Weimar Mercury, 3/31/1916, interment in Weimar Masonic Cemetery, Weimar, Colorado County. Find a Grave.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - J.C. Kindred, postoffice Weimar, nativity Alabama, age 66 (born circa 1841), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joseph Kindred, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Joseph Kindred, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Municipal Corporations  
    Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  

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