J.B. Stringer

John Baker Stringer

Full Name: John Baker Stringer, Sr.
Date of birth: January 23, 1845
Date of death: September 15, 1895

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 19 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Mount Vernon / Franklin   Franklin, Red River, Titus
H 19 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (5)   Democrat Mount Vernon / Franklin   Franklin, Red River, Titus

(1) Titus County. House Journal.
(2) Mount Vernon, Franklin County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) John B. Stringer, Mt. Vernon. 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) Franklin County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • J.B. Stringer, marriage to Emma Ray 11/15/1877 in Marion County. Census of 1880 - John B. Stringer, Mount Vernon, Franklin County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Alabama, county attorney, wife Emma.
    John Baker Stringer and Emma Rhea, parents of Emily Ann Stringer, birth date 12/10/1888 in Mount Vernon, Texas, death date 2/1/1978 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. FamilySearch. 1880 Texas Deaths, 1977-1986 Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977
  • John B. Stringer, Sr., birth date 1/23/1845, death date 9/15/1895, burial in Providence Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Franklin County, with spouse Emma R. Stringer. Includes death notice in The Fort Worth Gazette, 9/17/1895. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. J.B. Stringer, The Galveston Daily News, 9/18/1895, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  
Land Grants to Railroads  
Public Debt (Chair) 
State Affairs  
18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments  
Judiciary No. 1  
State Affairs  

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