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John W. Posey John W. Posey
Full Name: John W. Posey
Date of birth: October 10, 1840
Date of death: June 14, 1911

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 Georgetown / Williamson   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
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.W. Posey. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Volume II, pp. 685-686. A History of Central and Western Texas, 1911.
  • Other Resources
  • J.W. Posey, birth date 10/10/1840, death date 6/14/1911, occupation: City Attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.W. Posey (1840-1911), burial in Granger City Cemetery, Granger, Williamson County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Mortuary: Captain John W. Posey," 6/16/1911, p. 2, Granger, Tex., dateline June 15. "Served this county in the legislature in the reconstruction days of the '60s"; Granger city attorney at time of death. Galveston Daily News.
  • J.M. Posey. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John W. Posey, 12th Legislature, Austin History Center
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • Democratic Members of the House of Representatives, 12th Legislature, April 18, 1871 (Austin History Center). Austin History Center.
  • Committee Informationtop
    12th Adjourned - 1871
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Enrolled Bills  
    12th R.S. - 1871
    Enrolled Bills  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    12th 1st C.S. - 1870
    Conduct of Comptroller A. Bledsoe, Select Committee  
    Division of the State, Select  
    Public Buildings and Grounds (Chair) 

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