John Green Chambers

Full Name: John Green Chambers
Date of birth: April 2, 1798
Date of death: August 27, 1884

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 7 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th (1) (2) (3)     Daingerfield / Titus   Cass, Titus

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 8th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment, oath of office administered, 11/7/1859, p. 2. Senate Journal.
(3) 8th Legislature - One of 15 newcomers to the Senate, 8th Regular Session, p. 302. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Mention in biographical sketch of son, George C. Chambers. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas: Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, F.A. Battey and Co., 1889, Chicago, p. 165, crediting Fannin County Historical Society. "He took an active part in the public affairs of Titus county, representing his county a number of times in the State legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Dr. John Green Chambers, Titus County. Birth date 4/2/1798. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - John G. Chambers, Titus County, age 52, born circa 1798 in Virginia, physician.
    Census of 1860 - J.G. Chambers, Titus County, age 62, born circa 1798 in Virginia, merchant.
    Census of 1880 - John Chambers, Daingerfield, Morris County, age 82, born circa 1798, druggist. FamilySearch. 1850 1860 1880
  • Dr. J.G. Chambers, birth date 4/2/1795, death date 8/27/1884, burial in Daingerfield Cemetery, Daingerfield, Morris County. Find a Grave.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.
  • Chambers, J.C., Dr., birth date 4/2/1798, death date 8/27/1884, husband of Elizabeth W. Cemetery transcription, Daingerfield City Cemetery, Morris County, TXGenWeb Project.

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
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