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Justus Wesley Ferris

Justus Ferris
Full Name: Justus Wesley Ferris
Birth date: March 26, 1823
Death date: April 26, 1899

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) Marion County was demarked from the southern portion of Cass County by an act of the state legislature on February 8, 1860. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, J.W. Ferris, age 30, native state New York, emigrated from Kentucky in 1847, lawyer, postoffice Jefferson, Cass County. House Journal .


  • Photograph. Justus Ferris, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.

Other Resources

Committee Information

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