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Joshua Speights Joshua Speights
Full Name: Joshua Hopkins Speights
Date of birth: December 7, 1819
Date of death: August 25, 1889

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Milam / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
H 30 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Milam / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
H 4 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th     Milam / Sabine   Jasper, Newton, Sabine
H 22 Aug 16, 1850 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (2)     Milam / Sabine   Newton, Sabine
(1) 5th Legislature - City/county, pp. 457-461. House Journal.
(2) Joshua H. Speights, sworn 8/16/1850, succeeded Edgar A. Whittlesey, reported removed from state, 7/14/1850. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • SPEIGHTS, JOSHUA HOPKINS (1819-1889). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joshua Speights, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Claims and Accounts  
    Private Land Claims  
    Probate Laws  
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Apportionment  
    Judiciary  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Claims and Accounts  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary  
     

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