Joseph C. Rushing

Full Name: Joseph C. Rushing
Date of birth: 1823
Date of death: 1888

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Rusk / Cherokee   Cherokee
H 21 Nov 28, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Rusk / Cherokee   Cherokee

(1) Not present at organization of the House on 11/7/1853. Rushing sworn on 11/28/1853, p. 132. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, Joseph C. Rushing, age 30 (born circa 1823), native state Tennesese, emigrated from Tennessee in 1847, lawyer, postoffice Rusk, Cherokee County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Joseph C. Rushing, born 8/22/1822 in Rover, Bedford County, Tennessee, died circa 1888 in Cherokee County, Texas. Rushing Family Tree. Oath of loyalty signed by J.C. Rushing, Ellis County Texas, 9/26/1866, U.S., Confederate Applications for Presidential Pardons, 1865-1867. Ancestry.com.
  • RUSHING, JOSEPH C. (1823-1888). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Joseph C. Rushing, p. 383. Historical Sketch of Parker County and Weatherford, Texas, 1877.

Committee Information top

6th R.S. - 1855
Federal Relations  
Geological Surveys and Bureau of Agriculture, Select  
Judicial Districts, Select (Co-Chair) 
Judiciary  
Surveying Public Lands, Select  
5th R.S. - 1853
Judiciary  

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