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W. Cone Johnson William Cone Johnson
Full Name: William Cone Johnson
Date of birth: June 11, 1860
Date of death: March 17, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   21st (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Gregg, Rains, Smith, Upshur, Wood
H 93 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Gregg, Smith
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(3) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(4) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal.
(5) Gregg County. House Journal.
(6) Tyler, Smith County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(7) "Elected (to 20th Legislature) . . . as a Democrat," p. 145. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(8) William Cone Johnson, Tyler. Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(9) Home county, Smith. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., 3/20/1933, p. 936. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • 43rd Legislature, R.S., Senate Simple Resolution 69, 3/20/1933, pp. 811-812. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • JOHNSON, CONE (1860-1933). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biography, pp. 388-389. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928, 1984.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W. Cone Johnson, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W. Cone Johnson, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, west wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Apportionment and Representation  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Rules  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Offices  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Contingent Expenses  
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Insurance and Statistics  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing (Chair) 
    Quarantine Station at Galveston, Investigate  
    Roads and Bridges  
    Rules  
    Treasurer and Comptroller's Offices  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Educational Affairs  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvement  
    Judge Frank Willis, Notification of Charges  
    Judiciary Districts  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    New Capitol, Governor's Message  
    Towns and City Corporations  
     

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