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John Rankin Donnell

John Donnell
Full Name: John Rankin Donnell
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

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Obituary clipped from a Corpus Christi newspaper reads "John Rankin Donell, 87, former State Representative from Corsicana, died here Wednesday.". Card File .
  • J.R. Donnell, Democrat, employed at Texas Cotton Coop Assn., born in North Carolina, age 66 in 1931. Card File .
  • Ancestral File - John Rankin Donnell, birth date 7/1/1864 in Greensboro, NC; death date 11/12/1951 in Corpus Christi, TX; burial date 11/15/1951 in Belton, TX. Married Callie Bird Farquhar 12/31/1885 in Wellborn, Brazos County, TX. FamilySearch .
  • John R. Donnell, interment with wife Callie at North Belton Cemetery in Belton, Bell County, TX; birth date 7/1/1864, death date 11/14/1951. USGenWeb Project 1996.
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