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B.J. Fletcher Baylis John Fletcher
Full Name: Baylis John Fletcher, Sr.
Date of birth: July 4, 1859
Date of death: December 19, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 49 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Lexington / Lee   Burleson, Lee
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, "Prominent Citizen of Giddings Dies: B.J. Fletcher Served as Legislator—Was a Literati," 12/20/1912, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Other Resources
  • Baylis John Fletcher, Sr. and Marie Hester, parents of Dr. Baylis John Fletcher, Jr., death date 4/12/1978. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Baylis J. Fletcher, birth date 7/4/1859, death date 12/19/1912, burial in Giddings City Cemetery, Giddings, Lee County; includes biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • "Funeral of Boyles [sic] J. Fletcher," "representative from Lee, Washington and Burleson counties in the Twenty-fourth Legislature of Texas," San Antonio Express, 12/24/1912, p. 9, crediting Abilene Library Consortium; Death notice, Baylis J. Fletcher, "Neighboring News," Hamilton, The Goldthwaite Eagle, 12/28/1912, p. 4, crediting Jennie Trent Dew Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). December 24, 1912 December 28, 1912
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. B.J. Fletcher, 24th 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.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Federal Relations  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  

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