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Milton V. Kinnison Milton V. Kinnison
Full Name: Milton Virgil Kinnison
Other surnames: Kennesen, Kennison
Date of birth: April 15, 1833
Date of death: December 23, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 59 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Colorado, Lavaca
(1) "Texas News Items: Lavaca," 7/9/1880, p. 5. "M.V. Kinnison will permit his name to go before the representative convention as a candidate for election to the lower house of the legislature. . ." Galveston Daily News.
(2) Listed as M.V. Kennesen in "Ready to Make Laws. . .Eighty Members Present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1 Galveston Daily News.
(3) M.V. Kennison, Lavacca County. House Journal.
(4) M.V. Kinnison. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(5) M.V. Kinnison. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
(6) 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
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, M.V. Kinnison, born 4/15/1833 in MS, pp. 128-129. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Walter Clyde Kinnison, birth date 8/10/1861, father M.V. Kinnison, mother Nancy P. Finney; Nannie Louise Moore, birth date 7/27/1868, father M.V. Kinnison, birthplace Mississippi, mother Louise Finney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Nannie Louise Moore Walter Clyde Kinnison
  • Milton Virgil Kinnison, birth date 4/15/1833, death date 12/23/1911, note: husband of Nancy P. Finnie, Son of Nathaniel II & Lydia Stotts. Interment in Oakland Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County. Find a Grave.
  • Census of 1870 - possibly Milton G. [V.?] Kinnison, Hallettsville, Lavaca County, age 33, lawyer, born in MS, son Walter C., age 9 and daughter Nannie/Mamie? L., age 3. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Lists a Maj. M.V. Kinnison, Civil War Soldier buried in Parker County, no birth or death dates. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Milton V. Kinnison, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Corporations  
    Education  
    Indian Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Secretary of State  
     

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