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John Monroe Woolsey
Full Name: John Monroe "Captain" Woolsey
Date of birth: September 3, 1819
Date of death: September 30, 1901

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 67 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Oakland / Colorado   Colorado
(1) "The first Democrat elected from that district since the days of emancipation," p. 193. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
(2) 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).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • John Monroe Woolsey (1819-1901) - born in GA, died in Sweet Home, TX, interment somewhere in Yoakum, TX. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Finance  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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