J. Worsham

Israel Worsham

Full Name: Israel Worsham
Date of birth: 1820
Date of death: 1882

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Aug 7, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2)     Montgomery / Montgomery   Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery
H 37 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (3)     Montgomery / Montgomery   Montgomery

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. Israel Worsham sworn 8/7/1866, p. 4. House Journal.
(3) Party affiliation, Know Nothing. "The Returns," Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 8/18/1855, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.


  • Photograph. J. Worsham, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

11th R.S. - 1866
Treasurer and Comptroller, Examine (Chair) 
6th R.S. - 1855
Constitutional Amendments, Select  
County and County Boundaries  
Land Office  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges, and Ferries  

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