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J.T. McCulloch Thomas Jefferson McCulloch
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson McCulloch
Date of birth: August 7, 1835
Date of death: May 20, 1908

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 15 Apr 18, 1876 - Sep 3, 1879 15th (3)   16th (1) (2)   Democrat Jewett / Leon   Brazos, Leon, Robertson

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) McCulloch resigned 9/3/1879. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 15th Legislature - All Senators except District 7 listed in roll call as Senators elect, oath of office administered, 4/18/1876, p. 1; Drawing of Senatorial Terms, 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "long term" (four years). Senate Journal. April 14, 1876 April 27, 1876
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch in "The State Capital: Extending the International Railroad to Austin - Personal Notices of Senators Elect," 2/27/1876, p. 1. "Dr. Francis." Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 26-27. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, Thomas Jefferson McCulloch, pp. 243-244. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Runnell's Company, 4th Virginia. Military grave marker, T.J. McCulloch, death date 5/20/1908, burial in Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Includes biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1900 - Tom M. McCulloch, Jewett, Leon County, age 65, born August 1835 in Virginia, physician. FamilySearch. 1900
  • Death notice, 6/20/1908, p. 2095. Date of death 5/20/1908. Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • Notice of relocation, Daily Democrat (Fort Worth), 3/31/1881, p. 3, crediting Fort Worth Public Library. "Dr. T.J. McCulloch, formerly state senator from Leon county, has located in our city for the purpose of practicing his profession." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.T. McCulloch, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate Sergeant-at-arms office, west wall. 2E.10A). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Statistics of Industry, Public Health and History of Texas (Chair) 
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Educational Affairs  
    General Land Office  
    Internal Improvements  
    State Asylums  
    Statistics of Industry, Public Health and History of Texas (Chair) 

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