J.K. Bumpass

John Kendall Bumpass

Full Name: John Kendall Bumpass
Date of birth: December 8, 1829
Date of death: August 10, 1899

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 16 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman
H 16 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1)   Democrat Terrell / Kaufman   Kaufman
S 15 Aug 7, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)     McKinney / Collin   Collin, Grayson

(1) District 16, composed of Kaufman county. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Farmersville, Collin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 11th Legislature - Oath of office for Senators elected from Districts No. 22, 29, 30, and 15, 8/7/1866, p. 6. Senate Journal.
(4) McKinney, Collin County. Senate Journal.
(5) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(6) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(7) Democrat - "has been a delegate to nearly ever Democratic state convention since the (Civil) war and has canvassed and made speeches for forty years over the state for his party," p. 104. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 11th Legislature, Regular Session: J.K. Bumpass, McKinney, Collin County, nativity North Carolina, farmer, age 36 in 1866 (born circa 1830). Senate Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company F, 5th Texas Partisan Rangers Cavalry (Martin's Cavalry), enlisted 3/1/1863 in Collin County. John Kendall Bumpass, born 1828-1829 in Person County, North Carolina; died 1899 in Kaufman County. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865; U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.K. Bumpass, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.K. Bumpass, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.K. Bumpass, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
North Texas Insane Asylum, Special  
Public Lands and Land Office  
State Orphan Asylum, Special  
24th R.S. - 1895
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Confederate Home, Special  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Affairs  
State Asylums  
11th R.S. - 1866
Congressional Districts, Select (Co-Chair) 
Finance  
Land Office  
Printing (Chair) 

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