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John Carroll

John Carroll
Full Name: John William Carroll
Birth date: September 9, 1832
Death date: May 6, 1878

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 15th (1) Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 5/6/1878
  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
(1) 15th Legislature - 4/18/1876, p. 1. All Senators listed in roll call as "Senators elect [who] answered to their names, presented their credentials, and took the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution"; in drawing of Senatorial terms 4/27/1876, p. 98, drew "short term" (two years). Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • John W. Carroll, Caldwell, Burleson County, merchant, age 27, born in NC. Census of 1860. Ancestry.com .
  • John William Carroll, birth date 9/9/1832, death date 5/6/1878, grave marker photo, interment in Old City Cemetery, Caldwell (Burleson County). Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch in "State Senators elect: personal sketches completed - seventeen lawyers, seven grangers, two doctors, one editor and four colored politicians - the political structure of the new Senate of Texas," 3/3/1876, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Biography, pp. 34-35. Professional merchant, age 43 in 1876, born in NC [ca. 1833]. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.
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