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John Washington Stanford

John Stanford
Full Name: John Washington Stanford
Birth date: February 7, 1869
Death date: October 2, 1955

Terms of Service

  • House, 34th Legislature
    1/12/1915 - 1/9/1917

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • John Washington Stanford, birth date 2/7/1869 in Eufala, Alabama; death date 10/2/1955 in Lubbock; retired public school teacher, burial in Plains Cemetery, Plains, Texas; father W.J. Stanford, mother Martha Jane Gilford. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News .
  • John Washington Stanford, Teacher, State Rep. 14-17, Ben Wheeler, Tex. (1911). General Register of the Students and Former Students of the University of Texas, W.J. Maxwell, University of Texas Ex-students' Association, 1917, p. 177. Internet Archive .
  • Obituary, "John W. Stanford Services Set Today," 10/3/1955, Sec. II, p. 11. "John W. Stanford, 86 . . . former state representative from East Texas," native of Alabama, death date 10/2/1955. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • "John W. Stanford, Plains, who represented the county in the state legislature some years ago, likewise will speak." "Picnic To Be Held Sunday: Second Annual Affair of Former Van Zandt County Citizens Scheduled . . . ," 5/24/1935, p. 11. Lubbock Morning Avalanche .
  • 34th Legislature (1915) - John W. Stanford, postoffice Canton, nativity Alabama, age 45 (born circa 1870), publisher, 31 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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