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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.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.
  • Biographical sketch, Hon. Thomas J. Jennings, pp. 569-571. The Encyclopedia of the New West 1881.
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