John Wilson Porter
Full Name: John Wilson Porter
Date of birth: September 18, 1836
Date of death: February 17, 1919
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Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899
Hix / Burleson
Burleson, Lee, Washington
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
Hix, Lee County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992
Texas Legislative Manual
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- J.W. Porter, birth date 9/18/1836, death date 2/17/1919, burial in Hix Cemetery, Hix, Burleson County. Includes biographical sketch.
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
- 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).
J.W. Porter, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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