J.S. Conway

John S. Conway

Full Name: John S. Conway
Date of birth: September 5, 1842
Date of death: June 10, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 84 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, John S. Conway, "Judge John Conway Prominent Mason Dies in Gonzales," 6/12/1924, p. 4. Death date Tuesday, 6/10/1924. Houston Chronicle.
  • Biographical sketch, Judge John S. Conway, Volume II, pp. 340-342. Born 9/5/1841 in Edinburgh, Scotland. "In 1900, entirely without his solicitation, he received the Democratic nomination for the state legislature and after serving for one term declined to accept a second nomination." A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas Illustrated, 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, John S. Conway, pp. 168-169. Born 9/5/1841 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company C, 6th Regiment, Texas Infantry. John Conway, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. John S. Conway, Sr., death date 6/11/1924, probate 9/5/1924 in Gonzales County. Texas, Wills and Probate Records, 1833-1974. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army service. John S. Conway, Gonzales, Texas, born 9/5/1841. Yeary, Mamie. Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray, 1861-1865, 1912, Dallas, Texas, pp. 150-151. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Confederate States Army, Company C, 6th Texas Volunteer Infantry, Confederate States Army, description of Confederate service, pp. 340-341. A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas Illustrated, 1907.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - John S. Conway, Gonzales, Gonzales County, born September 1843 in Scotland, lawyer, spouse Jannie E., sons John S. Jr. and Vernon C. Conway, mother-in-law Mrs. Annie Trotter, sister-in-law Miss Anna Trotter. FamilySearch.
  • John S. Conway, birth date 9/5/1842, death date 6/10/1924, burial in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery, Gonzales, Gonzales County. Includes newspaper photo and reprint of obituary from Gonzales Inquirer, June 1924. Find a Grave.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - J.S. Conway, postoffice Gonzales, nativity Scotland, age 58 (born circa 1843), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.S. Conway, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
North Texas Normal College  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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