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Jacob B. Reid

Jacob B. Reid
Full Name: Jacob B. Reid
Other surnames: Reed
Death date: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 11th (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
     
  • House, 10th Legislature
    11/2/1863 - 8/6/1866
     
  • House, 9th (1) Legislature
    2/2/1863 - 11/2/1863
     
(1) Jacob B. Reid, sworn 2/2/1863, succeeded William P. McLean, resigned 1/7/1862. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 11th Legislature - All 33 Senate districts listed in roll call presenting credentials, oath of office administered, 8/6/1866, pp. 2, 4-5. Senate Journal .
(3) Constitution of 1866, Article III, §§ 29, 30, retained the apportionment of 1860 for Senatorial districts. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
(4) Entire Senate went up for reelection - Constitution of 1869, Article III, § 39. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Jacob B. Reid (9th Legislature, 1st C.S. roster, p. 216); J.B. Reid (10th Legislature, R.S. roster, Appendix I); resident county Victoria, post office Victoria. House Journal . 10th R.S. 9th 1st C.S.
  • J.C. Reed (opening day roll call, 8/6/1866, p. 4); J.B. Reed, Victoria, Victoria County, born in South Carolina, farmer, age 62 (born circa 1804) (Senate roster, p. 645). Senate Journal . 11th R.S., p. 4 11th R.S. Member Roster

Photographs

  • Photograph. Jacob B. Reid, By the Austin Photograph Co., Prints and Photographs Collection, [identifier number: di_03923, di_03924], The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - possibly Jacob Reid, home in 1880: Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, age 76 (born about 1804), born in South Carolina, married to Sarah Reid. FamilySearch .
  • Possibly Hon. Jacob B. Reid, birth date 12/10/1803, death date 9/14/1882, burial in Hazlehurst Cemetery, Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi. Find a Grave .
  • Jacob B. Reid. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Possibly Jacob B. Reid, born abt. 1804, South Carolina; died Victoria County, Texas, marriage to Sarah Holliday 2/12/1832. The Bingham-Keith Website: Descendants of Ayres Holliday .
  • Biographical sketch, Jacob B. Reid, p. 63, 9th-10th House, 11th Senate. ". . . came to Texas from Mississippi in 1844 and settled on a plantation south of Victoria . . . Reid later returned to Mississippi." The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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