John P. Childers

Full Name: John P. Childers
Other surnames: Childress
Date of birth: February 8, 1849
Date of death: October 30, 1932

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat San Augustine / San Augustine   Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) "He was elected 11/6/1888 as the nominee of the Democratic Convention to the House of Representatives . . .," p. 374. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
(3) J.G. Childress. Roster of representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 21st Legislature - J.G. Childers (First Day, p. 3); J.P. Childers (Roll of House of Representatives, p. 1247). House Journal. House Journal

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - J.P. Childers, San Augustine County, age 31, born circa 1849 in Texas, farmer, wife V.S. Childers.
    Census of 1900 - John P. Childers, San Augustine County, age 51, born February 1849 in Texas, farmer, wife Virginia. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • John P. Childers, birth date 2/8/1849, death date 10/30/1932, burial in Thomas Cemetery, San Augustine, San Augustine County, with spouse Virginia S. Childers. Find a Grave.
  • John P. Childers. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • John P. Childers. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Mining and Minerals  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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