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John Hughes Cochran

John Hughes Cochran
Full Name: John Hughes Cochran
Birth date: June 28, 1838
Death date: October 20, 1928

Terms of Service

  • House, 23rd Legislature
    1/10/1893 - 1/8/1895
  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
  • House, 18th (3) Legislature
    1/9/1883 - 1/13/1885
  • House, 16th (2) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
  • House, 15th Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 1/14/1879
  • House, 14th Legislature
    1/13/1874 - 4/18/1876
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910 1989.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 6th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Wharton, Stone's). John H. Cochran, U.S., Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • Biographical sketches and portrait, John Hughes and Martha Jane Johnson Cochran, from Proud Heritage, Vol. 1 by DCPA. Dallas County Pioneers Association .
  • Obituary and photo, Dr. Arch M. Cochran, "Dallas County Pioneer Dies While in Tennessee," 8/5/1910, p. 9. Born 12/25/1839 in Columbia, Tennessee, died 8/4/1910 in Columbia, Tennessee. "He served one term in the Legislature in 1866." Relatives: Dr. Arch M. Cochran and John H. Cochran, brothers. "His brother, Hon. John H. Cochran, now a resident of Howard County, represented Dallas for several years in the Legislature and was twice elected Speaker of the House." Dallas Morning News .
  • John H. Cochran, birth date 6/28/1838 in Tennessee, death date 10/20/1928 in Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, stock farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • COCHRAN, JOHN HUGHES (1838-1928). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • COCHRAN, WILLIAM M. (1807-1853). Relatives: William M. Cochran, father; John Hughes Cochran and Archelaus M. Cochran, sons. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas Rangers, Commander, traveled to Young County 1860. Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 6th Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, John Hughes Cochran, p. 330. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Representatives of Dallas County—1846 to 1887, p. 32. William M. Cochran family, including John H. Cochran and Archelaus M. Cochran, pp. 67-68. Brown, John Henry. History of Dallas County, Texas : from 1837 to 1887, 1887, Dallas, Texas. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . Representatives of Dallas County Family
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, John Hughes Cochran. Lewis Publishing Company, Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas, 1892, pp. 685-686, crediting Dallas Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 25th and 32nd Speaker of the House of Representatives: John Hughes Cochran. Photo and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016 2016.
  • Biographical sketch, John H. Cochran, pp. 113-114. Cochran "came to Texas with his father in 1842. The family settled in Dallas county, and his father [William M. Cochran] at one time represented it in the Legislature." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 251. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 257. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, John H. Cochran, pp. 163-164. The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881.
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