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J.P. McKinnon John C. McKinnon
Full Name: John C. McKinnon
Other surnames: McKinion, McKinney, McKinnion
Date of birth: November 24, 1824
Date of death: August 21, 1894

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Moscow / Polk   Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • J.C. McKinion, Polk County. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.C. McKinnion, pp. 60-61. 51 years old in 1876. "He reached Texas in January, 1854, settled at once at Moscow, in Polk county and has continued to reside there to this day." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860 - J.C. McKinnon, Precinct 3, Moscow post office, Polk County, age 35, born circa 1825 in North Carolina, merchant.
    Census of 1870 - John C. McKinnon, Subdivision 21, Livingston post office, Polk County, age 46, born circa 1824 in North Carolina, farmer, spouse Sarah J.; unindexed, Subdivision 21, p. 79. No entries for McKinion or McKinnion in Polk County. FamilySearch. 1860 1870
  • John C. McKinnon, born 11/24/1824, died 8/21/1894; burial in Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Polk County. Find a Grave.
  • "Mortuary, John C. McKinnon," Moscow, Polk Co., Tex., Aug. 22. "Hon. John C. McKinnon. . .died last night. . .at one time he represented this county in the state legislature." Galveston Daily News.
  • J.C. McKinney, "Ready to make laws. . .Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
  • Possibly John C. McKinnon, mentioned in "Descendants of Martin William 'Gobbler' Jones." "Edwin B. Adams Jr. . .and John C. McKinnon were thriving merchants at Moscow, operating under the name of Adams & McKinnon. Mckinnon provided input to the family via his daughter Maggie, a school teacher, who in November 1870 married John Foster Poe." Genealogy.com, 2004.
  • John C. McKinnon. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • J.C. McKinnion. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.P. McKinnon, 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.
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