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Joseph Kirk Joseph Kirk
Full Name: Joseph Marion Kirk
Date of birth: October 20, 1831
Date of death: September 3, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Schulenburg / Lavaca   Lavaca
H 44 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd (1) (2)   Democrat Schulenburg / Lavaca   Lavaca
H 69 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (3) (4)   Democrat Schulenburg / Lavaca   Lavaca
(1) District 44 comprised of Lavaca county, p. 28, Acts of 1892, 22nd Legislature, 1st C.S., ch. 21, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Home postoffice, Schulenburg [in Fayette county]. Texas Legislative Manual.
(3) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(4) Home postoffice, Schulenburg [in Fayette county]. House Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Joseph Marion Kirk, birth date 10/30/1832. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, Joseph M. Kirk, birth date 10/30/1832. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Joseph Marion Kirk, birth date 10/24/1831, death date 9/3/1911, interment in Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fayette County. Reprint of obituary in Schulenburg Sticker. Joseph Marion Kirk and birth date 10/24/1833 on death certificate; James M. Kirk and birth date 10/20/1831 on headstone. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "J.M. Kirk Dead," and resolutions of respect, Schulenburg Sticker, 9/8/1911, p. 7, crediting the Schulenburg Public Library. Birth date 10/20/1831, death date Sunday (9/3/1911), "member of 23d and 25th Legislatures, representing Lavaca County," burial to be at City Cemetery. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joseph Kirk, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. Joseph Kirk, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Joseph Kirk, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 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.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). 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
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stockraising (Chair) 
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Claims and Accounts  
    Federal Relations (Chair) 
    Stock and Stockraising  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Claims and Accounts  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Building and Grounds  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
     

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