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Thomas Jefferson Jennings

Thomas J. Jennings
Full Name: Thomas Jefferson Jennings
Birth date: October 20, 1801
Death date: September 23, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/7/1859
(1) 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


Other Resources

  • Biography, pp. 215-216. Death date 9/20/1881. Bench and Bar of Texas 1885.
  • JENNINGS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1801-1881). Relatives: Thomas Jefferson Jennings, father; Tom R. Jennings, son. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, Thomas J. Jennings, "Death of a Distinguished Man," 9/30/1881, p. 2. Marshall Messenger .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 47-48. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Thomas Jefferson Jennings, no Civil War service "due to age and illness." Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide 2002.
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