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John Dickinson John Dickinson
Full Name: John R. Dickinson
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 14 Nov 7, 1859 - Feb 13, 1860 8th (1) (2) (3) (4)     Bethany / Panola   Panola, Shelby
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Feb. 6, 1860, 8th Legislature, ch. 45, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) Henry P.C. Dulany, sworn 1/26/1861 [sic], succeeded John R. Dickinson, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) 8th Legislature, Regular Session - 11/7/1859, p. 2. Included in "roll of Senators elected since the last adjournment, being called by Districts, the following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, took the oath of office and their seats." Senate Journal.
(4) 8th Legislature - One of 15 newcomers to the Senate, 8th Regular Session, p. 302. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861, 1990.
 
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Photographs
  • Photograph. John Dickinson, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
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