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Pryor Morton Johnston

P.M. Johnston
Full Name: Pryor Morton Johnston
Other surnames: Johnson
Birth date: February 2, 1874
Death date: June 8, 1926

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 1/14/1913
  • House, 31st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    7/29/1910 - 1/10/1911
(1) "Forecast of 32d Legislature: List of Democratic Nominees for Senate and House of Representatives: Elected for the Vacancies: Fifteen New Members of the Thirty-first are Chosen, Three of Them Senators," 8/6/1910, p. 11. Galveston Daily News .
(2) Oath of office administered to Hon. E.A. McDaniel and Hon. P.M. Johnston, 7/29/1910, p. 42. House Journal .
(3) P.M. Johnston, sworn 7/29/1910, succeeded R. Bonna Ridgway, resigned 6/1/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Parker County, 77th District - P.M. Johnston, Weatherford. House Journal . 32nd


Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Pryor M. Johnston, Young County, age 26, born February 1874 in Tennessee, teacher, spouse Mattie P.
    Census of 1910 - P.M. Johston [Johnston], Parker County, age 36, born circa 1874 in Tennessee, school teacher, spouse Pearl.
    Census of 1920 - Pryor M. Johnston, Denton County, age 48, born circa 1872 in Tennessee, spouse Pearl. FamilySearch . 1910 1900
  • 1920
  • P.M. Johnston, birth date 2/2/1874 in Tennessee, death date 6/8/1926 in Graham, Young County, Texas, teacher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Pryor Morton Johnston, birth date 2/2/1874, residence in Krum, Denton County, teacher at Krum School, nearest relative Pearl Johnston (wife), draft registration 9/2/1918 in Denton County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 .
  • Pryor M. Johnston, birth date 2/2/1874, death date 6/8/1926, burial with spouse Pearlie M. Johnston in Whitt Cemetery, Whitt, Parker County. Includes obituary of Pryor Morton Johnston, South Bend Ibex, 6/10/1926, front page. Find a Grave .
  • Death notice, P.M. Johnston, 6/9/1926, p. 2. Fort Worth Record-Telegram .
  • Pryor Morton Johnston, The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Normal School, 1923, p. 47, crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, Rev. P.M. Johnston, The Graham Leader, 6/10/1926, p. 1, crediting The Library of Graham. Birth date 2/2/1874 in Tozewell, Tennessee; marriage to Pearlie Hodges 3/19/1894, "and came to Texas the following years, settling at Whitt." Texas public school teacher for 28 years, graduate of North Texas State Normal College, and superintendent of schools in South Bend, Texas. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 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) .
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - P. M. Johnston, postoffice Whitt, nativity Tennessee, age 36 (born circa 1875), teacher, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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