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J. Cawthron John Cauthron
Full Name: John Cauthron
Other surnames: Cauthorn
Date of birth: June 24, 1825
Date of death: May 6, 1894

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Edom / Van Zandt   Kaufman, Rains, Van Zandt, Wood

(1) Cauthorn elected as a democrat, p. 1, 11/17/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • John Cauthron. House Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860 - John Cawthron, Edom Beat, Van Zandt County, age 35, born circa 1825 in Arkansas, farmer, wife Rebecca.
    Census of 1870 - John Cuthrom, Van Zandt County, age 45, born circa 1825 in Arkansas, farmer, wife Rebecca.
    Census of 1880 - John Cothran, Van Zandt County, age 54, born circa 1826, farmer, wife Rebecca. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 1880
  • John Cauthron, birth date 6/24/1825, death date 5/6/1894, burial in Frontier-Red Hill Cemetery, Van Zandt county. Find a Grave.
  • John Cauthorn. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • John Cauthron, postoffice Edom, Van Zandt County, farmer, nativity Arkansas, Democrat, age 55. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
  • Among the first settlers of Van Zandt county was John Cauthron, who at one time represented the county in the legislature. Van Zandt County, "Post Offices, Cities, Towns and People," by Kitty Wheeler of Grand Saline, TX. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. Cawthron, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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    17th R.S. - 1881
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