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

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, J.W. Ferris, age 30, native state New York, emigrated from Kentucky in 1847, lawyer, postoffice Jefferson, Cass County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources


  • Photograph. Justus Ferris, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Indian Affairs  
Public Buildings  

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