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J.S. Mills J.S. Mills
Full Name: John S. Mills
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1)   Republican Navasota / Grimes   Grimes, Madison, Walker
S 15 Feb 8, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (2) (3)   Radical Republican Navasota / Grimes   Grimes, Madison, Walker
(1) Republican. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
(2) 12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 2-year term. Senate Journal.
(3) Party affiliation, Radical. Roster of members, 12th Legislature, 1870. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, John S. Mills, born 1840, farmer in Navasota 1870, p. 106. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • J.S. Mills, Navasota, Grimes County, born in VA, farmer, age 32 [born ca. 1841]. Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
  • Possibly John S. Mills, birth date 7/9/1837, death date 11/22/1881, interment in Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Grimes County. Portion of grave marker reads "Honorable John S. Mills." Find a Grave.
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.S. Mills, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.S. Mills, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agricultural and Mechanical College  
    Education  
    Federal Relations  
    Penitentiary (Chair) 
    Rules  
    State Penitentiary, Select  
    Superintendent of Public Schools (Co-Chair) 
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examine  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Finance (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary  
    Militia  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Examine Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary  
    Militia  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts, Examine  
    Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Finance (Chair) 
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary  
    Mileage Schedule  
    Militia  
    12th Provisional - 1870
    Printing  
     

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