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John Keough Russell

John K. Russell
Full Name: John Keough Russell
Birth date: July 29, 1882
Death date: June 25, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th Legislature
    1/10/1939 - 1/14/1941
  • House, 45th (1) Legislature
    1/12/1937 - 1/10/1939
(1) Election results contested by E.E. Hunter. Report of Committee of the Whole House recommending that John K. Russell be seated as Representative of the 99th District adopted 2/18/1937, p. 505. House Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, John Keough Russell, Volume V, p. 2381. Born 7/29/1882 in Johnson County; assistant prosecuting attorney and prosecuting attorney of Johnson County. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • John Keough Russell, birth date 6/29/1882 in Alvarado; death date 6/25/1957 in Cleburne, Johnson County; retired lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John Keough Russell, birth date 6/29/1882, death date 6/25/1957, burial in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, John K. Russell, "Pioneer of Cleburne Dies," 6/25/1957, p. 7. "Russell served from 1936 to 1939 as a state representative and had once been an assistant U.S. district attorney." Fort Worth Star-Telegram .
  • Memorial, September 22, 1957, p. 558. Texas Bar Journal .
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