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John Durant

Full Name: John Wesley Durant
Birth date: September 11, 1807
Death date: June 19, 1889

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 10th (3) & 9th (1) (2) Legislatures
    11/4/1861 - 8/6/1866
     
(1) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 11/4/1861, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(2) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Classification of Senators (drawing for terms of office) - drew "the long term" (four years), 11/12/1861, p. 42. Senate Journal .
(3) 10th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call by district (holdover Senators), 11/2/1863, pp. 1-3. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Member roster, 9th Legislature, Regular Session: name, district, resident county, post office, state of nativity, occupation, and age. Senate Journal .

Other Resources

  • Bethel Durant family group sheets, Bastian and Moore Family Tree - John Wesley Durant. Relatives: John Wesley Durant - uncle; [William] Bethel Durant - nephew. Ancestry.com .
  • Obituary, 6/21/1889, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
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