John Lewis

John McLanahan Lewis

Full Name: John McLanahan Lewis, Sr.
Date of birth: 1802
Date of death: March 8, 1862

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 37 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Danville / Montgomery   Montgomery

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House District 37
Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861
Legislatures: 8th  
Home City/County: Danville / Montgomery
Counties in district: Montgomery

Biographical Information top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - John M. Lewis, Montgomery, Montgomery County, age 48, born circa 1802 in Virginia, planter.
    Census of 1860 - John Lewis, Montgomery County, age 51, born circa 1809 in Alabama, farmer. FamilySearch. 1850 1860
  • Gen. John McClanahan Lewis Sr., birth date 1802, death date 1862 in Montgomery County. Includes portraits, report from Texas State Gazette 9/10/1853, p. 26. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave.
  • Possibly LEWIS, JOHN M. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in "Civil War Vet Returns to Willis, Becomes Active in Politics," 3/15/2017. "John Lewis Sr. died March 8, 1862 and was buried near the Elmwood home." Montgomery County Courier.
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1845. Journals of the Convention, assembled at the city of Austin on the Fourth of July, 1845, for the purpose of framing a constitution for the State of Texas, pp. 377-378. Austin: Miner & Cruger, printers to the Convention, 1845. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.


  • Photograph. John Lewis, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Committee Information top

8th R.S. - 1859
Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
Internal Improvement  
Private Land Claims  

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