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John Lewis John McLanahan Lewis
Full Name: John McLanahan Lewis, Sr.
Date of birth: 1802
Date of death: March 8, 1962

Terms of Service top
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
Biographical Notes and Resources 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
  • 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.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Lewis, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Internal Improvement  
    Private Land Claims  

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