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Israel 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) (3)     Montgomery / Montgomery   Brazos, Grimes, Montgomery
H 37 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th (4)     Montgomery / Montgomery   Montgomery
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Home post office - Montgomery; home county - Montgomery. House Journal.
(3) Not present at organization of the House on 8/6/1866. Israel Worsham sworn 8/7/1866, p. 4. House Journal.
(4) Party affiliation, Know Nothing. "The Returns," Texas State Gazette, 8/18/1855, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • WORSHAM, ISRAEL (1820-1882). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Listed in Early History of Grimes County by E.L. Blair 1930, pp. 205-209, "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931." Includes years of service, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Israel Worsham, 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
    Education  
    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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