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John E. Linn John E. Linn
Full Name: John E. Linn
Date of birth: January 19, 1856
Date of death: April 25, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 23 Jan 13, 1903 - Jan 10, 1905 28th (1)   Democrat Galveston / Galveston   Galveston
S 17 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (2)   25th (3) (4)   Democrat Wharton / Wharton   Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston, Matagorda, Wharton
(1) 28th Legislature - 1/13/1903, p. 1 - roll call shows District 23 - Edward F. Harris, Galveston, Galveston County; John E. Linn, Galveston, Galveston County. House Journal.
(2) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal.
(3) Shows Linn of Wharton, First Day, 1/12/1897, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(4) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.E. Linn, of Wharton (listed as John E. Linn of Wharton in Index), birth date 1/19/1856. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • John Edward Linn, birth date 1/19/1845, death date 4/25/1921, interment in Cedarvale Bay City Cemetery, Bay City, Matagorda County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John E. Linn, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Linn, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John E. Linn, 28th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 28th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    28th R.S. - 1903
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Health  
    Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Private Land Claims (Chair) 
    Public Debt  
    Redistricting State Judiciary, Special  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Special Committee to Inspect  

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