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John Hill
Full Name: John Payne Hill
Date of birth: January 17, 1817
Date of death: June 7, 1876

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Feb 12, 1870 - May 9, 1870 12th (1) (2) (3) (7) (8)   Unknown Lone Star / Titus   Red River, Titus
(1) Hill qualified and took the oath of office on 2/12/1870, pp. 15-16. House Journal.
(2) Home city, Lone Star; home county, Titus. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Home county, Red River. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(4) FRANKLIN COUNTY. "The county was marked off by the legislature in March 1875 and named for Judge Benjamin C. Franklin, an early Red River County settler." Handbook of Texas Online.
(5) MOUNT VERNON, TEXAS (Franklin County). "[Mount Vernon] was originally called Keith and was renamed Lone Star in 1850. Although the name was not officially changed to Mount Vernon until September 1875, the town was generally known as Mount Vernon much earlier than that." Handbook of Texas Online.
(6) TITUS COUNTY. "[I]n 1846 the First Legislature of the state of Texas established Titus County, which included all of the territory of present-day Morris and Franklin counties." Handbook of Texas Online.
(7) J.R. Lyons, sworn 5/9/1870, succeeded John P. Hill, sworn 2/12/1870, declared ineligible. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(8) Party affiliation, Conservative. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Excerpts from An Illustrated History of the John Payne Hill Family of Titus and Franklin County, Texas . . . , pp. 54-73. Family History Archive.
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    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
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