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John H. Boyd John Henry Boyd
Full Name: John Henry Boyd
Date of birth: March 30, 1846
Date of death: March 1, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 69 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Cleburne / Johnson   Johnson

(1) Johnson County. House Journal.
(2) Caba, Johnson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Cleburne. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, Capt. J.H. Boyd. A.C. Elliot, The Hereford Brand, 3/15/1912, p. 1, crediting Deaf Smith County Library. Birth date 3/30/1846 in Laurens, South Carolina; death date 3/1/1912 in Clovis, New Mexico; former Johnson County sheriff, member of 25th Legislature from Johnson County, superintendent of Rusk penitentiary and State Juvenile Reform School at Gatesville. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, John H. Boyd, pp. 139-140. Born 3/30/1846 in Laurence, South Carolina, married Elizabeth (Curtis) Boyd 8/16/1866, former justice of the peace and sheriff of Johnson County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 3rd South Carolina regiment, and Orderly Sergeant, 14th South Carolina regiment. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, Capt. J.H. Boyd, "Well Known Texan Is Dead at Clovis," 3/6/1912, p. 10. El Paso Herald.
  • Census of 1900 - John H. Boyd, Johnson County, age 54, born March 1846 in South Carolina, farmer, spouse Elizabeth C., daughters Josttelen and Curtis, son Moss Boyd (age 9).
    Census of 1910 - John H. Boyd, State Institution for Training of Juveniles, Coryell County, age 63, born circa 1846 in South Carolina, Superintendent/State Institution, spouse Elizabeth C., daughter Curtis, son Charles M. Boyd (age 18).
    John Henry Boyd and Elizabeth Curtis Boyd, parents of Charles Moss Boyd, birth date 12/21/1890 in Cleburne, Johnson County. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981
  • Jno. H. Boyd, born March 1846, died March 1912, burial in West Park Cemetery, Hereford, Deaf Smith County, with spouse Elizabeth C. Boyd. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Captain John H. Boyd Is Dead," 3/4/1912, p. 3. Death date 3/2/1912 in Clovis, New Mexico. Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John H. Boyd, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Comptroller's Department, Special  
    Contingent Expenses  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Penitentiaries and Convict Farms, Special  
    State Affairs  

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