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John B. Jones
Full Name: John B. Jones
Date of birth: 1804
Date of death: June 11, 1874

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 9, 1849 3rd (1) (2) (3) (4)     Galveston / Galveston   Brazoria, Galveston

(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act approved Jan. 16, 1850, 3rd Legislature, ch. 44. Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Elisha M. Pease unseated John B. Jones in election contest 11/9/1849, and was sworn the same day. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - Majority report of committee on Privileges and Elections, petition of E.M. Pease contesting the seat of the Hon. John B. Jones, 11/8/1849, pp. 98-99; Minority report and adoption of majority report, Pease took oath and his seat, 11/9/1849, pp. 103, 105-106. Senate Journal. November 8, 1849 November 9, 1849
(4) 3rd Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office, 11/5/1849, p. 3. Senate Journal.
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Other Resources
  • John B. Jones, Galveston lawyer nominated by Democratic party for state Senate in 1849, p. 196. Election contest with Elisha Pease, pp. 196-198. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
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