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Joseph Colston Kindred

J.C. Kindred
Full Name: Joseph Colston "Joe" Kindred
Birth date: February 3, 1841
Death date: March 29, 1916

Terms of Service

  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
  • House, 17th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/11/1881 - 1/9/1883
(1) Democrats fielded two candidates in November 1880: Joseph C. Kindred and E.J. Riggs. Consider the Lily: the Ungilded History of Colorado County, Texas .
(2) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas 1881.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Judge Joseph Colston "Joe" Kindred, birth date 2/3/1841, death date 3/29/1916, portrait, Confederate veteran, reprint of death notice in Weimar Mercury, 3/31/1916, burial in Weimar Masonic Cemetery, Weimar, Colorado County. Find a Grave .
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - J.C. Kindred, postoffice Weimar, nativity Alabama, age 66 (born circa 1841), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Death notice, "Death of Hon. J.C. Kindred," 3/31/1916, p. 1, death date 3/29/1916.
    Obituary and more extended biographical sketch, "Hon. J.C. Kindred Succumbs to Death," 4/7/1916, p. 2. Birth date 2/3/1841 in Russell County, Alabama. "In politics, Mr. Kindred was a staunch democrat . . . In 1880 he was elected a member of the 17th legislature of Texas, and again in 1906 was returned to that body as representative from Colorado county, serving with distinction on finance, revenue, taxation, penitentiary and other committees." Weimar Mercury (Weimar, Colorado County, Texas) .
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