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John H. Harrison

John Harrision
Full Name: John Hampton Harrison
Birth date: November 3, 1842
Death date: January 11, 1915

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 22nd (2) (4) (8) & 21st (1) (3) (5) (6) (7) Legislatures
    1/8/1889 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(3) "The Waco charter: discussed in committee," 2/1/1889, p. 10. "The senate will agree to whatever Senator Harrison of the Waco district may desire." Galveston Daily News .
(4) East Waco, McLennan County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(5) Harrison, McLennan County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(6) List of Senators of the 21st Legislature, "The State Senate: Members-Elect in the Different Districts - Austin Local Notes," Galveston Daily News, 11/20/1888, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "There are two independents in the list. The rest are democratic nominees." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(7) 21st Legislature - 1/8/1889, p. 1, listed as new member in roll call : "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor." Senate Journal .
(8) Postoffice Waco, McLennan, Appendix p. 131. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • "Capt. J.H. Harrison, Waco, dead: he served the city as Postmaster from 1894 to 1898," 1/12/1915, p. 2. Dateline Jan. 11; "died this morning at Hewitt." Galveston Daily News .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 195-196. Born 11/3/1842. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • John Hampton Harrison, born 11/3/1842, Halifax, Virginia; died 1/11/1915, Hewitt, McLennan County, Texas. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service .
  • Biographical sketch, p. 391. Born 11/3/1842. "He later served as U.S. postmaster of Waco during second Cleveland administration." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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