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J.W. Porter John Wilson Porter
Full Name: John Wilson Porter
Date of birth: September 18, 1836
Date of death: February 17, 1919

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)   Democrat Hix / Burleson   Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) HIX, TEXAS. "Hix is on the west bank of the Brazos River near Farm Road 2000 eleven miles northeast of Caldwell in far northeastern Burleson County . . . A second post office, called Hix, operated at the town from 1894 until 1909, when the mail was routed through Gause." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Burleson County. House Journal.
(3) Hix, Lee County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Lee County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Hix. Texas Legislative Manual.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • J.W. Porter, birth date 9/18/1836, death date 2/17/1919, biographical sketch, burial in Hix Cemetery, Hix, Burleson County. Find a Grave.
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Porter, p. 157. Born 9/18/1836 in Butler County, Kentucky. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 8th Texas Infantry, Young's Brigade, Walker's Division, Trans-Mississippi Department. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • John Wilson Porter, birth date 9/18/1837 in Kentucky, death date 2/18/1919 in Morgan, Bosque County, Texas, retired farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Obituary, J.W. Porter, Sr., "Octogenarian Dead," Burleson County Ledger and News-Chronicle (Caldwell, Texas), 2/21/1919, p. 7, crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.W. Porter, 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
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Labor  
    State Asylums  
     

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