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J.W. Eckols John William Eckols
Full Name: John William Eckols
Date of birth: April 30, 1839
Date of death: January 7, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Populist Luling / Gonzales   Gonzales

(1) LULING, TEXAS. "Luling is an incorporated community at the intersection of U.S. highways 90 and 183 and State Highway 80, fifteen miles south of Lockhart in southern Caldwell County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Gonzales County. House Journal.
(3) Luling, Gonzales County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Luling. Texas Legislative Manual.
(5) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • ECKOLS, JOHN WILLIAM (1839-1903). "After the Civil War, Eckols returned to farming near Luling in Gonzales County . . . " Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • John William Eckols, birth date 4/30/1839, death date 1/7/1903, burial in Harris Chapel Cemetery, Belmont, Gonzales County. Find a Grave.
  • Echols family message board post: "My great-great grandfather was John William Eckols who lived in Gonzales, was a County Commissioner and state representative from there until about the time of his death in 1903." RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.W. Eckols, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Military Affairs  
    Public Printing  

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