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Josiah Kemble. Photo courtesy of Margaret Spalding Crabtree. Josiah Kemble
Full Name: Josiah Wright Kemble
Date of birth: August 22, 1820
Date of death: August 29, 1875

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 13, 1874 - Aug 29, 1875 14th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Dallas, Ellis, Tarrant
H 20 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Waxahachie / Ellis   Ellis, Hill, Kaufman, Navarro
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Josiah Wright Kemble biographical sketch, birth date 8/22/1820, death date 8/29/1875. Story excerpted and provided by Margaret Spalding Crabtree, from Genealogy of the Kemble (Kimble) Family in America, compiled by Kemble A. Stout, pages 126-128, 1992. Donated Material.
  • Other Resources
  • Josiah W. Kemble, birth date 8/22/1820, death date 8/29/1875, grave marker photo, interment in Red Oak Cemetery, Red Oak, Ellis County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Josiah Kemble. Photo courtesy of Margaret Spalding Crabtree., Donated Material
  • Photograph. Josiah Kemble, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Josiah Kemble, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Josiah Kemble, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Asylum and Public Building Repairs  
    Comptroller and Treasurer (Co-Chair) 
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office (Chair) 
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Education  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Land Office, Examine Books and Railroad Certificates  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    Superintendent of Public Schools  
     

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