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Joseph C. Harrison

Full Name: Joseph Carroll Harrison
Birth date: October 3, 1823
Death date: November 9, 1855

Terms of Service

  • House, 6th (1) Legislature
    11/5/1855 - 11/9/1855
     
(1) Benjamin Selman, in special session election 12/12/1855, sworn 12/28/1855, succeeded Joseph C. Harrison, died 11/18/1855. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 6th Legislature, R.S., House Journal, 11/19/1855, pp. 64-68. Includes appointment of a joint committee to make funeral arrangements. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 6th Legislature, R.S., Senate Journal, 11/19/1855, p. 87. Resolutions - Memorial .

Other Resources

  • Joseph Carroll Harrison, birth date 10/3/1823 in Alabama, death date 11/9/1855 in Austin, portrait, biographical sketch ("served in the Texas House of Representatives during the Sixth Legislature for Cherokee County in 1855"), burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Find a Grave .

Committee Information

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