J.C. Baldwin

Jacob Chesterfield Baldwin

Full Name: Jacob Chesterfield Baldwin
Date of birth: February 13, 1862
Date of death: November 13, 1921

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 28 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1)   Democrat Haskell / Haskell   Andrews, Borden, Callahan, Crane, Dawson, Eastland, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Palo Pinto, Rains, Reeves, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor, Terry, Upton, Van Zandt, Ward, Winkler, Yoakum

(1) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Jacob Chesterfield Baldwin, birth date 2/13/1861, death date 11/13/1921. U.S., College Student Lists, 1863-1924, University of Texas, 1917; U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, Houston, Texas City Directory 1897 and 1899, spouse Hattie O. Baldwin; Cotton/Christian-Payne/Brown Family Tree. Ancestry.com.
  • Census of 1880 - Jacob Baldwin, Fannin County, age 18, born circa 1862 in Texas, at school, living in household of W.P. Cappleman.
    J.C. Baldwin, marriage to Hattie Thompson 5/9/1886 in Hill County.
    Census of 1900 - Jacob C. Baldwin, Houston, Harris County, age 37, born February 1863 in Texas, lawyer, wife Hattie O.
    Census of 1910 - Jacob C. Baldwin, Houston, Harris County, age 47, born circa 1863 in Texas, lawyer, wife Hattie.
    Census of 1920 - Jacob C. Baldwin, Houston, Harris County, age 56, born circa 1864 in Texas, lawyer, wife Hattie O. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1910 1920 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • Jacob C. Baldwin, birth date 2/13/1862, death date 11/13/1921 in Itasca, Hill County, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jacob Chesterfield Baldwin, birth date 2/13/1861, death date 11/13/1921, burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituaries, Jacob C. Baldwin, "J.C. Baldwin Is Killed in North Texas," 11/14/1921, p. 1; "Arrange for Funeral of J.C. Baldwin," 11/15/1921, p. 2. Born 2/13/1862 at Honey Grove. "He graduated from the law department at the University of Texas in 1884. He was married to Miss Hattie O. Thompson in 1882. Mr. Baldwin practiced law in Bonham and Haskell before moving to Houston, and while a resident of Haskell he served four years as state senator from that district. He moved to Houston in February, 1894, and was engaged in the practice of law in this city up to the time of his death." Houston Chronicle.
  • Obituary, "Body of Jacob C. Baldwin Arrives from Hillsboro," The Houston Post, 11/15/1921, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.C. Baldwin, postoffice Haskell, nativity Texas, age 31 (born circa 1862), lawyer, 31 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.C. Baldwin, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
Counties and County Boundaries  
General Land Office (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Private Land Claims  
Public Lands  
Stock and Stockraising  

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