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John H. Traylor John H. Traylor
Full Name: John Henry Traylor
Date of birth: March 27, 1839
Date of death: March 19, 1925

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 30 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   18th (1) (2)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Palo Pinto, Somervell
H 69 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (3) (4)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Bosque, Hood, Somervell
(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, 1/10/1883, p. 1, All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office; pp. 5-6, Resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes: Drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal.
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 39th Legislature, R.S., SR 84, 3/19/1925, p. 1187. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • TRAYLOR, JOHN HENRY (1839-1925). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, History of Hood County Texas, from its Earliest Settlement to the Present . . ., pp. 136. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 247. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John H. Traylor, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. John H. Traylor, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John H. Traylor, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 19th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Contingent Expense  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Frontier Protection  
    Internal Improvements  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
    Purchase of Granite Quarry in Burnet County  
    W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office  
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Deaf and Dumb Asylum  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Frontier Protection  
    Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
    Internal Improvements  
    Stock and Stockraising  
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Department of Public Education, Select  
    Memorial for Hon. H.G. Bruce of Johnson County  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts, Apportionment  

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