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John Miller Horger

J.M. Horger
Full Name: John Miller Horger
Birth date: May 22, 1864
Death date: December 17, 1915

Terms of Service

  • House, 31st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 6/18/1910
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) 31st Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of office administered to T.S. Ross, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of E.C. Gaines; and J.W. Minton, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of J.M. Horger, 8/1/1910, p. 50. House Journal .
(3) John W. Minton, sworn 8/1/1910, succeeded John M. Horger, resigned 6/18/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • "Texas Flag at Half Mast," 12/19/1915, p. 9. "The Texas flag on the Capitol building was displayed at half mast yesterday out of respect to John M. Horger, former member of the Legislature . . . " Austin American .
  • John Miller Horger, birth date 5/22/1864, death date 12/17/1915, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Georgetown, Williamson County, with wife Mattie O. Powell. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, "John M. Horger Dead," The Houston Post, 12/18/1915, p. 8; dateline December 17, Georgetown, Texas. "Hon. John M. Horger, formerly member of the Texas legislature and district clerk of Newton county, died suddenly here this morning." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Hon. John M. Horger Died Last Friday Morning: Was Prominent Citizen of Williamson, and Former Legislator and Official of Newton County," 12/23/1915, p. 4. Williamson County Sun (Georgetown, Texas) .
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