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A.N. Jordan

Full Name: A. N. Jordan
Death date: May 6, 1866

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 10th (4) & 9th (1) (2) (3) Legislatures
    11/4/1861 - 5/6/1866
     
(1) Jordan did not attend 1st Called Session until 2/27/1863. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 9th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 11/4/1861, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(3) 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 .
(4) 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

  • "Houston papers announce the death at his residence in that city, Monday night last (5/6/1866), of Hon. A.N. Jordan, formerly State Senator from that district," Thursday, 5/10/1866, p. 2. A.N. Jordan, announcement of death and memorial resolution at District Court in Houston, 5/8/1866 minutes, 5/11/1866, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Census of 1860, Houston, Harris County - A.N. Jordan, born in Virginia, attorney at law, age 31, spouse Mary F., age 29, children Mary G. (age 3) and Harman (age 8). HeritageQuest Online .
  • Mentioned as early Houston lawyer, p. 80. Young, Samuel Oliver. A Thumb-Nail History of the City of Houston, Texas, From Its Founding in 1836 to the Year 1912, 1912. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Mentioned, pp. 12, 30-31. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.
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