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Jonathan Lewter Jonathan Lewter
Full Name: Jonathan Lewter
Other surnames: Luter
Date of birth: August 5, 1818
Date of death: June 21, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 17 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (2)     Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 17 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (3)     Troupe / Smith   Smith
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Jonathan Luter, p. 3. House Journal.
(3) Party affiliation, Democrat, 8/18/1857, p. 2. Civilian and Gazette (Galveston, Texas).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • LEWTER, JONATHAN (1818-1903). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company C, 15 Texas Volunter Infantry Service. Military grave marker, Capt. Jonathan Lewter. Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company F, 15th Texas Volunter Infantry Service. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Capt. Jonathan Lewter, birth date 8/5/1818, death date 6/21/1903, biogrpahical information ("elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1857 and re-elected in 1859"), portrait, interment in Dexter North Cemetery, Dexter, Cooke County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jonathan Lewter, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Photograph. Jonathan Lewter, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Claims and Accounts  
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Claims and Accounts  
    Private Land Claims  
    Public Debt  
    7th R.S. - 1857
    Claims and Accounts  
    Private Land Claims  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    Tax Laws and Payment of Taxes Upon Real Estate  

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