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John Houston
Full Name: John N. Houston
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 27 Nov 4, 1861 - Nov 2, 1863 9th (1) (2) (3)     Belton / Bell   Bell, Burnet, Lampasas, Milam, Williamson
(1) One of eight Senators in 9th Legislature that only served one term in the Senate, p. 12. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
(2) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/12/1861, p. 42. Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the long term" (four years). Senate Journal.
(3) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/4/1861, p. 1. Listed in roll of Senators who "presented their credentials, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution and their seats." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Possibly Houston, John N., Junior 2nd Lieutenant (killed at battle of Mansfield in Civil War, 4/8/1864), in Captain John F. Smith's Company I, 17th Texas Volunteer Infantry. Nannie's Scrapbooks, Bell County, TXGenWeb Project.
  • Committee Informationtop
    9th R.S. - 1861
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary  
    Militia and Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims  
     

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