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Justus Ferris Justus Wesley Ferris
Full Name: Justus Wesley Ferris
Date of birth: March 26, 1823
Date of death: April 26, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 14 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Jefferson / Cass   Cass, Titus

(1) Marion County was demarked from the southern portion of Cass County by an act of the state legislature on February 8, 1860. Handbook of Texas Online.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 292-293. "He may be called the author of the common school system of Texas." Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • FERRIS, JUSTUS WESLEY (1823-1899). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Justus Ferris, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Committee Informationtop
    5th R.S. - 1853
    Indian Affairs  
    Public Buildings  

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