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John Baylor Banks

Full Name: John Baylor Banks
Birth date: 1818
Death date: January 28, 1874

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, John B. Banks, age 35, native state Virginia, emigrated from Missouri in 1837, farmer, postoffice Webberville, Travis County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • John Baylor Banks, birth date 1818, death date 1/28/1874 in Galveston, burial details unknown. No grave marker photo. Find a Grave .
  • BANKS, JOHN BAYLOR (1818-1874). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "The Late John Baylor Banks," The Galveston Daily News, 1/30/1874, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Born 1818 in Virginia. "He was elected to the Legislature from Travis County, made an efficient and active member, aiding materially in the establishment of the Air Line Railroad . . . " Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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