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John Marshall Claiborne

John Claiborne
Full Name: John Marshall Claiborne
Birth date: February 27, 1839
Death date: April 20, 1909

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 21st (1) (2) (5) & 20th (3) (4) (6) Legislatures
    1/11/1887 - 2/19/1890
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Claiborne resigned 2/19/1890. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Chairman of State Democratic Executive Committee for two years, "one of the straightest Democrats in the state," p. 71. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
(4) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(5) 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) .
(6) 20th Legislature - Listed as new member in roll call, 1/11/1887, p. 1: "The credentials of the new members were presented, and the following Senators had the oath of office administered them by the Lieutenant Governor, to-wit:.." Senate Journal .

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