Ira Killough

Ira Griffin Killough

Full Name: Ira Griffin Killough
Date of birth: March 18, 1830
Date of death: October 2, 1878

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 26 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat La Grange / Fayette   Bastrop, Fayette

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House District 26
Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Legislatures: 13th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: La Grange / Fayette
Counties in district: Bastrop, Fayette

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • KILLOUGH, IRA GRIFFIN (1830-1878). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Tabitha and Ira G. Killough, Footprints of Fayette. Ira was "elected to represent Fayette County in the 13th Texas State Legislature." Fayette County, TXGenWeb Project.

Military Service Notes

  • Original Company Commander, Company I, 5th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Wounded at Yellow Bayou, LA, May, 1864. 5th Texas Confederate Cavalry Unit, 2004.
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, 5th Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Ira G. Killough. Capt. I.G. Killough, birth date 3/18/1830, death date 10/2/1878, spouse Tabitha B. Killough, burial in Old La Grange City Cemetery, Fayette County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - Ira G. Killough, La Grange, Fayette County, age 40, born circa 1830 in Tennessee, farmer, spouse Tabatha. FamilySearch. 1870
  • John G. Killough. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • J.G. Killough. Members of the Texas Legislature, 1846-1962, 1962.


  • Photograph. Ira Killough, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. Ira Killough, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Agriculture and Stock Raising  
Claims and Accounts  
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
Immigration Laws and Bureau of Immigration (Chair) 
Internal Improvements  
Late Honorable Louis Frankee, Assassination  
Payment of Treasury Warrants  
Printing and Contingent Expenses  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Superintendent of Public Instruction, Select  

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