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     Tyler / Smith   Smith
H 17 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 7, 1859 7th (2)     Troupe / Smith   Smith

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Party affiliation, Democrat, 8/18/1857, p. 2. Civilian and Gazette (Galveston, Texas).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Jonathan Luter. House Journal. 8th R.S.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company D, Spaight's Regment, Texas Volunteer Infantry, 1861. Jonathan Lewter, Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900.
    Confederate States Army, Company D, 15th Texas Volunteer Infantry, Polignac's Brigade, per veteran's application. Jonathan Lewter of Dexter, Cooke County, age 81, born circa 1818. Pension File No. 00960, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 15 Texas Volunteer Infantry Service. Capt. Jonathan Lewter, birth date 8/5/1818, death date 6/21/1903, portrait, burial in Dexter North Cemetery, Dexter, Cooke County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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