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John Lane Henry

J.L. Henry
Full Name: John Lane Henry
Birth date: October 18, 1831
Death date: October 21, 1907

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 13th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 13th Legislature - Senators elect qualified and took their seats, 1/14/1873, p. 1. Senate Journal .
(3) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889 1999.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 13th Legislature - 1/14/1873, p. 1. Lists J.S. Henry, Sixth District. Senate Journal .


  • Photograph. J.L. Henry, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs
  • Photograph. John L. Henry, Texas Jurists Collection
  • Photograph. J.L. Henry, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Photograph. J.L. Henry, State Preservation Board

Other Resources

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