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J.H. Stephens John Hall Stephens
Full Name: John Hall Stephens
Date of birth: December 22, 1847
Date of death: November 18, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 19 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 21st (3) (4) (5) (6)   22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Vernon / Wilbarger   Archer, Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, Kent, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Lynn, Montague, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Stonewall, Swisher, Terry, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, Yoakum, Young, Greer

(1) Jno. H. Stephens, Montague, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) "In the latter part of 1888, he removed from Montague to Vernon, where he now resides." Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
(3) Jno. H. Stephens, Montague, Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(4) Montague, Montague County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) J.D. Stephens, Senate District 19. List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(6) 21st Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/8/1889, p. 1. Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • STEPHENS, John Hall (1847-1924). Representative, TX. Birth date 11/22/1847. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • STEPHENS, JOHN HALL (1847-1924). Born 11/22/1847 in Shelby County, Texas, died 11/18/1924 in Monrovia, California. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, John Hall Stephens, pp. 199-202. Born 12/22/1847 in Shelby County. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, John Hall Stephens, pp. 218-221. Born 12/22/1847 in Shelby County. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biographical sketch, John Hall Stephens, birth date 11/22/1847, pp. 142-143. Representing Texas: a Comprehensive History of U.S. and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas, 2008.
  • Biographical sketch of John Hall Stephens of Montague, p. 390. Birth date 12/22/1847; "died in 1927." Relatives: John Hall Stephens - grandson; James Truit - grandfather. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - John H. Stephens, Wilbarger County, age 53, born December 1847 in Texas, Congressman.
    John Hall Stephens, birth date 12/22/1847 in Texas, death date 11/18/1924 in Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, retired lawyer and U.S. Congressman. FamilySearch. 1900 California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994
  • John Hall Stephens (1847-1924), portrait, burial in East View Memorial Park, Vernon, Wilbarger County. Find a Grave.
  • "Representative J.H. Stephens Weds," 11/23/1911, p. 11. New York Times.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.H. Stephens, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Stephens, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Counties and County Boundaries (Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    General Land Office  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Quarantine Laws  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Beef Combine ("Kansas committee")  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Frontier Protection (Chair) 
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Memorial of John M. Swisher  
    Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
    Penitentiaries  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Lands  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Offices  
     

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