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John William Eckols

J.W. Eckols
Full Name: John William Eckols
Birth date: April 30, 1839
Death date: January 7, 1903

Terms of Service

  • House, 26th (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
(1) LULING, TEXAS. "Luling is an incorporated community at the intersection of U.S. highways 90 and 183 and State Highway 80, fifteen miles south of Lockhart in southern Caldwell County." Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Gonzales County. House Journal .
(3) Luling, Gonzales County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Luling. Texas Legislative Manual .
(5) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • J.W. Eckols, birth date 4/30/1839, death date 1/1/1903, burial in Harris Chapel Cemetery, Belmont, Gonzales County. Find a Grave .
  • ECKOLS, JOHN WILLIAM (1839-1903). Birth date 4/30/1839, death date 1/7/1903. "After the Civil War, Eckols returned to farming near Luling in Gonzales County . . . " Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company E, Capt. Nat Benton's Company of the 36th Texas Cavalry (Texas Riflemen), later transferred to Company B, Woods' Regiment, within the same division. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Death notice, J.W. Eckols, "Texas Deaths," The Houston Daily Post, 1/3/1903, p. 5. "Died at his residence in Gonzales, Texas last night (January 1) . . . served one term in the legislature a few years ago." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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