Jno. Lane

Jonathan Lane

Full Name: Jonathan Lane
Date of birth: October 15, 1853
Date of death: May 27, 1916

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 13 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 13, 1891 20th (3) (4)   21st (1) (2)   Democrat La Grange / Fayette   Bastrop, Fayette, Lee

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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).
(3) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 20th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/11/1887, p. 1. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Jonathan Lane, death date 5/27/1916 in Nueces County. FamilySearch Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  • Jonathan Lane, birth date 10/15/1853, death date 5/27/1916, portrait, burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Flatonia, Fayette County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary and photo, "Jonathan Lane, Leader in South Texas Bar, is Dead," 5/28/1916, p. 14. Born in Alabama 62 years ago (born 1854), elected to state senate from Fayette County. Died 5/27/1916 at Port Aransas. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. Jno. Lane, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jonathan Lane, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
Mining, Geology and Irrigation  
Private Land Claims  
Public Health  
Roads and Bridges (Chair) 
State Affairs  
20th R.S. - 1887
Commerce and Manufactures  
Deficiency in Public School Fund and Delay in Payments of Interest on Land Notes  
Enrolled Bills  
Fraudulent Renditions of Property for Taxation  
General Land Office  
Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Military Affairs  
P.H. Hennessy, Sergeant at Arms  
Private Land Claims  
Proposition by T.H. Wheless, Stenographic Report of the Proceedings of the Legislature  
Public Health  
Roads and Bridges  
State Affairs  

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