John McCulloch Dean

Full Name: John McCulloch Dean
Date of birth: May 13, 1852
Date of death: August 20, 1909

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 25 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 12, 1897 23rd (2)   24th (1)   Democrat El Paso / El Paso   Brewster, Coke, Crockett, Dimmit, Edwards, El Paso, Irion, Jeff Davis, Kimble, Kinney, Llano, Mason, Maverick, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Tom Green, Uvalde, Val Verde, Zavala, Foley, Buchel

(1) 24th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/8/1895, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(2) 23rd Legislature - All 31 Senators are listed in Roll Call on First Day, 1/10/1893, p. 1; resolution by Sen. Cranford that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/11/1893, p. 5; drew term of 4 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1893 January 11, 1893

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "John M. Dean Dies in Chicago," 8/20/1909, pp. 1, 7. Born 5/13/1852 in Forsythe County, Georgia; son of Dr. Y.S. and Martha (McCullough) Dean. El Paso Herald.
  • DEAN, JOHN M. (1852-1909). Birth date 5/13/1852, death date 8/20/1909. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical note, p. 218, born 5/13/1855. The Legal Heritage of El Paso, 1963.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Judge John M. Dean, Volume I, pp. 260-261. "Pioneer lawyer of El Paso," born 5/13/1852 in Forsythe County, Georgia. In 1892 "he was elected to the state senate, where he served for four years, during which period he was closely connected with important constructive legislation and served on a number of the leading committees in the upper house." A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, 1906.

Other Resources

  • John M. Dean, birthplace Georgia; age 56; death date 8/20/1909 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; burial in El Paso, Texas on 8/22/1909; lawyer. FamilySearch. Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998
  • John McCulloch Dean (May 1852-Aug. 1909), burial in Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, with wife Mary Louise Dean. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. J.M. Dean, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.M. Dean, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Frontier Protection (Chair) 
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
Public Health  
Public Lands  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  
23rd R.S. - 1893
Constitutional Amendments  
Counties and County Boundaries  
General Land Office  
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Irrigation (Chair) 
Public Health  
State Affairs  

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