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John Henry Voorhees
Full Name: John Henry Voorhees
Date of birth: 1846
Date of death: 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 94 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Andrews / Wood   Rains, Wood

(1) Andrews was 6½ miles east of Quitman in northeastern Wood County. The post office was discontinued in 1906. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) 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).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - John H. Vorrhees, Wood County, age 34, born circa 1846 in Florida, farmer, wife Hattie, daughter Ione. FamilySearch.
  • John Henry Voorhees (1846-1897), burial in New Klondike Cemetery, Klondike, Delta County. Descendancy Narrative of John Henry Voorhees; no grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Educational Affairs  
    Public Debt  
    State Schools at Agricultural & Mechanical College and Prairie View Normal School (Co-Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  

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