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John McCarty Ackerman

J.M. Ackerman
Full Name: John McCarty Ackerman
Birth date: May 4, 1857
Death date: March 30, 1938

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 1/13/1931
  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County 1930.
  • John McCarty Ackerman, birth date 5/4/1857 in Albany, New York; death date 3/30/1938 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas; retired merchant, widowed, wife Jennie Catherine Brigance. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • John M. Ackerman (1857-1938), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Grimes County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 2/3/1929, p. 14. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • Obituary, "As John McCarty Ackerman, Pioneer Citizen Grew So Did the Thriving City of Navasota," and tribute, "In Retrospect," Navasota Daily Examiner, 4/1/1938, pp. 1-2, crediting Navasota Public Library. "He served two terms in the legislature the early part of this century and again in 1929, and was for many years prominent on the Navasota School Board of Education." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - J.M. Ackerman, postoffice Navasota, nativity New York, age 43 (born circa 1858), merchant, farmer, Democrat.
    41st Legislature (1929) - J.M. Ackerman, postoffice Navasota, nativity New York, age 71 (born circa 1858), member of former legislatures: 27th. Texas Legislative Manual . 27th 41st
  • Biographical sketch, John M. Ackerman, pp. 144-146. Native of Albany County, New York; born 5/4/1857. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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