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John D. Anderson
Full Name: John D. Anderson
Date of birth: June 21, 1819
Date of death: April 10, 1849

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H Gonzales Dec 13, 1847 - Jan 20, 1848 2nd (1) (2) (3)     Unknown / Gonzales   DeWitt, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Lavaca
(1) 2nd Legislature - resignation of Jno. D. Anderson due to ill health, 1/10/1848. House Journal.
(2) William H. Stewart, sworn 2/5/1848, succeeded John D. Anderson, resigned 1/20/1848. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Roster of members of the 2nd Legislature, Texas Democrat, 12/15/1847, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 43-44. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845, 1942.
  • Biographical sketch included in "Captain Augustus Harris Jones 1812-1877; Ann Roseanna Randle 1824-1851." Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas, 1997.
  • Other Resources
  • Anderson, John D. (d. 1849) — of Texas. Born in Pittsylvania County, Va. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; justice of Texas Republic supreme court, 1844; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1847. Died in Guadalupe County, Tex., April 10, 1849. Interment at a private or family graveyard, Guadalupe County, Tex. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • ANDERSON, JOHN D. (1819-1849). Handbook of Texas Online.
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    2nd R.S. - 1847
    Apportionment of Representation, Select  
    Engrossed Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Public Lands (Chair) 

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