John Berryhill Self

Full Name: John Berryhill Self
Date of birth: July 11, 1826
Date of death: February 14, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 22 Jan 10, 1871 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (2)   Democrat Gainesville / Cooke   Baylor, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Grayson, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Knox, Montague, Throckmorton, Wichita, Wilbarger, Wise, Young

(1) Candidate announcement, "Texas Items," 5/8/1870, p. 3. "The Gainsville [sic] Vedette has hoisted the name of John B. Self as its candidate for the vacancy occasioned by the death of Hon. M.A. Elliott. The Vedette says he is a staunch Democrat and talented gentleman." Galveston Daily News.
(2) John B. Self, in special election 11/28/1870 through 12/1/1870, sworn 1/10/1871, succeeded M.A. Elliott, death announced 2/21/1870. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • John Berryhill Self, biographical sketch, marriage licenses, and land records, in "Berryhill Family: The Story of John Berryhill and Elizabeth Derrisaw and Their Descendants." Born 7/11/1826 in Old Creek Nation, Georgia. Nacogdoches County Archives. USGenWeb Project, 1996.

Other Resources

  • John B. Self, birth date 7/11/1826, death date 2/14/1905, burial in Twin Mounds Pioneer Cemetery, Glenpool, Tulsa County, Oklahoma. Grave marker and plaque about the family lineage of John B. Self. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

12th Adjourned - 1871
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
12th R.S. - 1871
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Indian Affairs  

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