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Jacob B. Reid Jacob B. Reid
Full Name: Jacob B. Reid
Other surnames: Reed
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 24 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3)     Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, DeWitt, Jackson, Lavaca, Victoria
H 62 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, DeWitt, Jackson, Victoria
H 62 Feb 2, 1863 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (4)     Victoria / Victoria   Calhoun, DeWitt, Jackson, Victoria
(1) 11th Legislature - 8/6/1866 (First Day), pp. 2, 4, all 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials. "Upon calling the roll of Districts, the following Senators responded and presented their credentials." Senate Journal.
(2) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(3) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
(4) Jacob B. Reid, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded William P. McLean, resigned 1/7/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Name listed, Jacob B. Reid (9th Legislature, 1st C.S. roster, p. 216); J.B. Reid (10th Legislature, R.S. roster, Appendix I); resident county Victoria, post office Victoria. House Journal. House Journal, 10th Leg., R.S., Appendix I
  • House Journal, 9th Leg., 1st C.S., p. 216
  • Name listed, J.C. Reed (opening day roll call, p. 4); J.B. Reed, Victoria, Victoria County, born in South Carolina, farmer, age 62 (born circa 1804) (Senate roster, p. 645). Senate Journal. Senate Journal, 11th Leg., p. 4
  • Senate Journal, 11th Leg., p. 645
    Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, name listed, Jacob B. Reid, p. 63, 9th-10th House, 11th Senate. ". . . came to Texas from Mississippi in 1844 and settled on a plantation south of Victoria . . . Reid later returned to Mississippi." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Possibly Jacob B. Reid, born abt. 1804, South Carolina; died Victoria County, Texas, marriage to Sarah Holliday 2/12/1832. The Bingham-Keith Website: Descendants of Ayres Holliday.
  • Census of 1880 - possibly Jacob Reid, home in 1880: Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, age 76 (born about 1804), born in South Carolina, married to Sarah Reid. FamilySearch.
  • Possibly Hon. Jacob B. Reid, birth date 12/10/1803, death date 9/14/1882, interment in Hazlehurst Cemetery, Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi. Find a Grave.
  • Name listed, Jacob B. Reid. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jacob B. Reid, 11th Legislature, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of Senate members (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History). By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    10th R.S. - 1863
    Confederate Relations  
    Public Land  
    Retrenchment and Reform (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Penitentiary  
    Public Buildings  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
     

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