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John Baylor Banks
Full Name: John Baylor Banks
Date of birth: 1818
Date of death: January 28, 1874

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th     Webberville / Travis   Travis
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, John B. Banks, age 35 in 1853, native state Virginia, emigrated in 1837 from Missouri, farmer, postoffice Webberville, Travis County. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • BANKS, JOHN BAYLOR (1818-1874). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary, "The Late John Baylor Banks," The Galveston Daily News, 1/30/1874, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Born 1818 in Virginia. "He was elected to the Legislature from Travis County, made an efficient and active member, aiding materially in the establishment of the Air Line Railroad . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Land Office  
    Public Buildings (Chair) 
     

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