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John C. McKinnon

J.P. McKinnon
Full Name: John C. McKinnon
Other surnames: McKinion, McKinney, McKinnion
Birth date: November 24, 1824
Death date: August 21, 1894

Terms of Service

  • House, 15th Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 1/14/1879

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - J.C. McKinnon, Precinct 3, Moscow post office, Polk County, age 35, born circa 1825 in North Carolina, merchant.
    Census of 1870 - John C. McKinnon, Subdivision 21, Livingston post office, Polk County, age 46, born circa 1824 in North Carolina, farmer, spouse Sarah J.; unindexed, Subdivision 21, p. 79. No entries for McKinion or McKinnion in Polk County. FamilySearch . 1860 1870
  • John C. McKinnon, birth date 11/24/1824, death date 8/21/1894, burial in Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Polk County. Find a Grave .
  • J.C. McKinney, "Ready to make laws . . . Eighty members present (House)" (organization of the 15th Legislature), 4/19/1876, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .
  • Possibly John C. McKinnon, mentioned in Descendants of Martin William "Gobbler" Jones, Generation No. 3, 34. John H.B. Jones. "Edwin B. Adams Jr . . . and John C. McKinnon were thriving merchants at Moscow, operating under the name of Adams & McKinnon. Mckinnon provided input to the family via his daughter Maggie, a school teacher, who in November 1870 married John Foster Poe." Genealogy.com 2004.
  • John C. McKinnon. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
  • Mortuary, John C. McKinnon, The Galveston Daily News, 8/24/1894, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Moscow, Polk Co., Tex., Aug. 22. "Hon. John C. McKinnon . . . died last night . . . at one time he represented this county in the state legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Biographical sketch, J.C. McKinnion, pp. 60-61. 51 years old in 1876. "He reached Texas in January, 1854, settled at once at Moscow, in Polk county and has continued to reside there to this day." Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.
  • J.C. McKinnion. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992 1992.
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