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John Henry Brown

John Henry Brown
Full Name: John Henry Brown
Birth date: October 29, 1820
Death date: May 31, 1895

Terms of Service

  • House, 13th Legislature
    1/14/1873 - 1/13/1874
  • House, 7th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 2/17/1858
  • House, 6th Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/2/1857
(1) Thomas McKinney Jack elected, but never served during a legislative session; succeeded John Henry Brown, who resigned during the interim, sometime after 2/16/1858. Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Brown present and voting through the end of the session, 2/16/1858. Exact date of resignation unknown. House Journal .
(3) Democrat. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources


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

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