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Joseph Blakey Bishop

Joseph B. Bishop
Full Name: Joseph Blakey Bishop
Birth date: July 6, 1837
Death date: April 4, 1911

Terms of Service

  • House, 21st (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1889 - 1/13/1891
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • J.B. Bishop, postoffice Athens, born in Kentucky, age 51 in 1889, farmer, lawyer, doctor. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
  • Joseph Blakey Bishop, Democrat, lawyer and doctor, age 51 in 1889, born in Kentucky. Card File .
  • Joseph B. Bishop, birth date 7/6/1837, death date 4/4/1911, Inscription: Born in Kentucky - Died in Athens, TX, Note: Buried beside his wife, Martha E. Richardson. Interment in Athens Cemetery, Athens, Henderson County. Find a Grave .
  • Census of 1880, Joseph B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky, county clerk, wife Mattie E. Bishop.
    Census of 1900, J.B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky in 1836, attorney at law, wife Mattie E. Bishop.
    Census of 1910, Joseph B. Bishop, Athens, Henderson County, born in Kentucky, age 72, "income," wife Martha E. Bishop. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Mentioned, p. 374, represented 10th district in 21st Legislature. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature 1889.
  • Listed in "History of Legislative Representatives From This County [Henderson] Compiled," from Athens Weekly Review, 11/10/1938. TXGenWeb Project .

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