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J.C. Speckels John C. Speckels
Full Name: John C. Speckels, Jr.
Other surnames: Spreckels
Date of birth: September 20, 1847
Date of death: December 2, 1935

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Warrenton / Fayette   Fayette
(1) J.C. Speckles of Walhalla, Republican. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) The Warrenton post office was established in 1873. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Republican. "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 44th Legislature, 3rd C.S., 10/20/1936, p. 279. " . . . elected, on the republican ticket as representative from Fayette County, to the Twenty-fourth Legislature." Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. J.C. Speckels, pp. 293-294. "February 9, 1871, he was married to Miss Pauline Aschen of Waldeck and established himself as a farmer near Warrenton . . . Hon. J. C. Speckels [still] resides at his old home near Warrenton. Fayette County, Her History and Her People, 1902.
  • Obituary, "Hon. J.C. Speckels Died at Family Home Monday--Aged 88 Yrs.," La Grange Journal, 12/5/1935, p. 1, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • John C. Speckels, birth date 9/20/1847 in Germany, death date 12/2/1935 in La Grange, Fayette County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John C. Speckels, birth date 9/20/1847, death date 12/2/1935, interment in La Grange Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.C. Speckels, 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
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