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John Rankin Donnell

J.R. Donnell
Full Name: John Rankin Donnell
Other surnames: Donell
Birth date: July 1, 1864
Death date: November 14, 1951

Terms of Service

  • House, 49th Legislature
    1/9/1945 - 1/14/1947
    Democrat
  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933
    Democrat
  • House, 39th (1) (2) Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 9/1/1926
    Democrat
(1) Leslie Elliott, in special election 9/4/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded John R. Donnell, resigned. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) John R. Darnell. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • J.R. Donnell, Democrat, employed at Texas Cotton Coop Assn., born in North Carolina, age 66 in 1931. Obituary, "Former Legislator from Corsicana, Dies," Corpus Christi (AP), Nov. 15, states "John Rankin Donell, 87, former State Representative from Corsicana, died here Wednesday." Card File .
  • Obituary, John Rankin Donnell, "J.R. Donnell Is Buried at Belton," 11/5/1951, p. 6. Corsicana Daily Sun .
  • John Rankin Donell, birth date 7/1/1864 in Greensboro, North Carolina, death date 11/14/1951 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, retired merchant. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John R. Donnell, birth date 7/1/1864, death date 11/14/1951, burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave .
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