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Joseph B. Bishop Joseph Blakey Bishop
Full Name: Joseph Blakey Bishop
Date of birth: July 6, 1837
Date of death: April 4, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Athens / Henderson   Anderson, Henderson
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • J.B. Bishop, postoffice Athens, born in Kentucky, age 51 in 1889, farmer, lawyer, doctor. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
  • Joseph Blakey Bishop, Democrat, lawyer and doctor, age 51 in 1889, born in Kentucky. Card File.
  • Joseph B. Bishop, birth date 7/6/1837, death date 4/4/1911, Inscription: Born in Kentucky - Died in Athens, TX, Note: Buried beside his wife, Martha E. Richardson. Interment in Athens Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County. Find a Grave.
  • Census of 1880, Joseph B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky, county clerk, wife Mattie E. Bishop.
    Census of 1900, J.B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky in 1836, attorney at law, wife Mattie E. Bishop.
    Census of 1910, Joseph B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky, age 72, "income," wife Martha E. Bishop. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Mentioned, p. 374, represented 10th district in 21st Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joseph B. Bishop, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Private Land Claims  
    Representation and Apportionment  
    State Affairs  
     

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