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John McLanahan Lewis

John Lewis
Full Name: John McLanahan Lewis, Sr.
Birth date: 1802
Death date: March 8, 1862

Terms of Service

  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861

Biographical Notes and Resources


  • Photograph. John Lewis, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - John M. Lewis, Montgomery, Montgomery County, age 48, born circa 1802 in Virginia, planter.
    Census of 1860 - John Lewis, Montgomery County, age 51, born circa 1809 in Alabama, farmer. FamilySearch . 1860 1850
  • Gen. John McClanahan Lewis Sr., birth date 1802, death date 1862 in Montgomery County. Includes portraits, report from Texas State Gazette 9/10/1853, p. 26. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave .
  • Possibly LEWIS, JOHN M. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in "Civil War Vet Returns to Willis, Becomes Active in Politics," 3/15/2017. "John Lewis Sr. died March 8, 1862 and was buried near the Elmwood home." Montgomery County Courier .
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
  • Delegate to Constitutional Convention, 1845. Journals of the Convention, assembled at the city of Austin on the Fourth of July, 1845, for the purpose of framing a constitution for the State of Texas, pp. 377-378. Austin: Miner & Cruger, printers to the Convention, 1845. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin) 2009.

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