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

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company F, 1st Alabama Infantry. John H. Voorhees, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.

Other Resources

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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