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J.W. Daniel John W. Daniel
Full Name: John W. Daniel
Other surnames: Daniels
Date of birth: December 29, 1828
Date of death: January 13, 1905

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas
H 46 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (4)   Democrat Lancaster / Dallas   Dallas

(1) "The election of J.W. Daniels and T.F. Nash, democrats, to the Legislature, is conceded," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • DANIEL, JOHN WARWICK (1830-1905). Birth date 12/20/1830, death date 1/5/1905 in Lancaster, TX. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch; birth date 12/31/1830 in Spottsylvania County, VA, "twice he has been elected to the State Legislature . . ." Lewis Publishing Company. Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas, 1892, pp. 879-880, crediting Dallas Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, John W. Daniel, p. 264. Birth date 12/29/1828 in Green County, GA. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • Memorial resolutions adopted by Sterling Price Camp of Ex-Confederates in Dallas on the death of Col. John W. Daniel. "The deceased was born in Greene County, GA, and was in the 82d year of his age [born ca. 1832]." "Sterling Price Resolutions," Denton County News, 1/31/1905, p. 4, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Death of Colonel John W. Daniel," Denton County News, 1/20/1905, p. 4, crediting the Abilene Library Consortium. Col. John W. Daniel born in Greensboro, GA, on 12/29/1827, "represented Dallas county in the 17th and 18th legislatures [sic], died "last Friday at the home of his sister in Union Point (Georgia). The interment will be held Saturday at that place." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.W. Daniel, 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.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
    Lunatic Asylum Building  
    Penitentiaries (Chair) 
    Penitentiaries, Subcommittee on (Co-Chair) 
    Revenue and Taxation  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Code of Criminal Procedure, Select  
    Federal Relations  
    Internal Improvements  
    Reduction of Expenses in Departments, Select (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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