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John Washington Stanford

John W. 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 .
  • J.L. Yarbrough, P.J. Johnston, and J.W. Stanford, Photo, "Our Student Ex-Members of the Texas Legislature," The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Normal School, 1922, p. 51, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 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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