Lorenzo Jackson Wilson

Full Name: Lorenzo Jackson Wilson
Date of birth: June 22, 1814
Date of death: December 23, 1868

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 44 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Birdville / Tarrant   Ellis, Tarrant

(1) Birdville, in central Tarrant County, developed from Fort Bird, the first settlement in the county. It was established in 1841 but ceased to exist as a named community in the early 2000s. Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, L.J. Wilson, age 39 (born circa 1814), native state Kentucky, emigrated from Missouri in 1843, farmer, postoffice Birdville, Tarrant County. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Captain Ashton Ferguson's volunteer cavalry company, Mexican War. Confederate States Army, Captain, 1st Regiment of the Texas Lancers, re-designated as the 21st Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.

Committee Information top

5th R.S. - 1853
Penitentiary  
State Affairs  

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