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John Kennedy John Kennedy
Full Name: John Kennedy
Date of birth: December 6, 1852
Date of death: March 13, 1909

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 37 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 37 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 31st Legislature, 1st C.S., 3/26/1909, p. 186. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "John Kennedy with the Dead," 3/14/1909, p. 3. "The Hon. John Kennedy was a pioneer citizen of Houston, born here in 1852. He grew up to manhood in Houston and in Houston achieved prominence and esteem. He was three times sent to the Texas legislature and filled other political offices in the municipal government of Houston." Houston Chronicle.
  • Biographical sketch, John Kennedy, "Kennedy of Harris," pp. 180-181. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas, 1901.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - John Kennedy, Houston, Harris County, age 47, born December 1852 in Texas, lawyer, spouse Emma. FamilySearch. 1900
  • John Kennedy, birth date 12/6/1852, death date 3/13/1909, interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - John Kennedy, postoffice Houston, nativity Texas, age 48, lawyer, 48 years in Texas, member of previous legislatures: 23rd-24th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Kennedy, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Kennedy, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Kennedy, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. John Kennedy, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east 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.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Finance  
    Towns and City Corporations (Chair) 
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examination of  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  
     

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