John Summerfield Griffith
Full Name: John Summerfield Griffith
Date of birth: June 17, 1829
Date of death: August 6, 1901
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Terrell / Kaufman
Kaufman, Rains, Van Zandt, Wood
Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866
Rockwall / Kaufman
Henderson, Kaufman, Van Zandt
Mentioned in "The news from Austin . . . Resignations of Representative Barziza and four others accepted after critical debate . . . Hunter restored to his seat . . . Other resignations not improbable," Thursday, 8/3/1876, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Lieutenant Colonel, 6th Texas Cavalry; Texas State Troops, Brigadier General.
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch, pp. 268-271.
Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
- John Summerfield Griffith.
Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
- Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 24, 112-113, Plate No. 45.
Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
- Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. Henderson County,
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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