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John Hughes Cochran John Hughes Cochran
Full Name: John Hughes Cochran
Date of birth: June 28, 1838
Date of death: October 20, 1928

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 73 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Dallas / Dallas Speaker   Dallas
H 33 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 33 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (2)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 46 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (3)   Democrat Dallas / Dallas Speaker   Dallas
H 46 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas
H 20 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Dallas / Dallas   Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(3) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910, 1989.
  • Biographical sketches and portrait, John Hughes and Martha Jane Johnson Cochran, from Proud Heritage, Vol. 1 by DCPA. Dallas County Pioneers Association. Cochran, John & Martha Jane
  • Cochran, John H.
  • COCHRAN, JOHN HUGHES (1838-1928). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • 25th and 32nd Speaker of the House of Representatives: John Hughes Cochran. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Biography, John H. Cochran, pp. 113-114. ". . .came to Texas with his father in 1842. The family settled in Dallas county, and his father at one time represented it in the Legislature. Left fatherless at the age of fifteen. . ." Relatives: William M. Cochran, father; John H. Cochran, son. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biography, p. 251. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Biography, p. 257. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 6th Texas Cavalry. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 23rd Legislature, Speakers of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Hughes Cochran, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Penitentiaries  
    Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Rules (Chair) 
    Texas World's Fair Exhibition  
    Town and City Corporations (Chair) 
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Comptroller's Report Delay (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Fence Cutting  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation (Chair) 
    Revision of Rules  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    Validity of University Fund Claims in Comptroller's Office  
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Assessment and Collection of Taxes (Chair) 
    Capitol Grounds, Investigation of Superintendent F. Voigt (Chair) 
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Corporations  
    Finance  
    Rules  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Finance  
    Indian Affairs  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Buildings  
    Removal of Judge J.B. Williamson, 6th Judicial District  
    Rooms in Capitol Building  
    Town and City Corporations  
     

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