J.C. Jenkins

Judson Cicero Jenkins

Full Name: Judson Cicero Jenkins
Date of death: November 22, 1891

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Feb 9, 1870 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (1) (2)   Democrat Gatesville / Coryell   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

(1) 12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Qualified and took the oath of office on 2/9/1870. House Journal.
(2) Party affiliation, Democrat. Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Baylor Class of 1857: Judson Cicero Jenkins, Waco. Born Mississippi. Entered Baylor Preparatory Department 1851. A.B. 1857, LLB 1859, A.M. 1866. Waco U. Board of Visitors 1865-1884. CSA Colonel; 12th Texas State Legislature, 1870-1873; Lawyer. Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas. Phi Gamma Delta.

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Company K, 8th Texas Cavalry, J.C. Jenkins, death date 11/22/1891, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Judge W. H. [Warwick Hoxie] Jenkins, half brother of J.C. Jenkins, p. 530. Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H., Encyclopedia of Texas, [1921-1922]. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Private Land Claims  
12th R.S. - 1871
Indian Affairs  
Private Land Claims (Chair) 
12th 1st C.S. - 1870
Claims and Accounts  
Indian Affairs  

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