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Jesse Burney Jesse Green Burney
Full Name: Jesse Green Burney
Date of birth: May 10, 1864
Date of death: May 13, 1946

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 92 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Populist Center Point / Kerr   Bandera, Kendall, Kerr
H 92 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (2) (3)   Populist Center Point / Kerr   Bandera, Kendall, Kerr
(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
(2) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Burney family, pp. 294-302. Robert H. Burney, state senator and district judge (known as "Judge of the Hill Country"), born 10/22/1854 in McNairy County, Tennessee, died 4/2/1926. Jesse Burney, born 5/10/1864, served in Texas Legislature for four years, died in 1946. Burney pioneer family portrait. Relatives: Judge Robert H. Burney and Jesse G. Burney - brothers, both sons of Hance McCain Burney and Mary Tatum Burney (pp. 294-295) Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1976, 1975.
  • Biographical sketch, birth date 5/10/1864, marriage to Miss Mary Vann 8/12/1885, Populist. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Jesse Green Burney, birth date 5/10/1864, death date 5/13/1946, interment in Oakwood Cemetery Annex, Austin, spouse Mary Ann Vann Burney (1862-1950). Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jesse Burney, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jesse Burney, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Contingent Expenses  
    Irrigation  
    Privileges and Elections  
    State Asylums at Austin, Special  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Superintendent of Public Buildings Department, Special  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    State Affairs  
     

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