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Josiah Marshall
Full Name: Josiah Marshall
Date of birth: 1819
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 15 Nov 7, 1853 - Nov 5, 1855 5th (1)     Marshall / Harrison   Harrison
(1) 5th Legislature - City/county, pp. 457-461. House Journal.
 
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Other Resources
  • Election to House in September 1853, quoting the Marshall Texas Republican, 9/30/1854: "'The state of Texas does not contain a more ultra, anti-state rights Whig,'" p. 164; unionist editor and politician, pp. 171, 174-175. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
  • Included on list of leaders of the Texas Constitutional Union Party in 1860. The party was formed in January of 1860. "The Constitutional Union Party in Texas," Vol. 82, No. 3, p. 238, 256-262. Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
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    5th R.S. - 1853
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