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John Tolbert John Tolbert
Full Name: John Haywood Tolbert
Date of birth: January 25, 1837
Date of death: February 7, 1907

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Apr 28, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (2) (3)   Democrat Sherman / Grayson   Grayson
H 27 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Howe / Grayson   Grayson
H 27 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1)   Democrat Howe / Grayson   Grayson
H 27 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (4)   Democrat Howe / Grayson   Grayson
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .
(2) Democrat in 26th Legislature - "To succeed Evans of Grayson: Hon. John H. Tolbert was given the nomination" by Grayson county democratic executive committee, Houston Daily Post, 3/20/1899, p. 6. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers .
(3) John H. Tolbert, sworn 4/28/1899, succeeded Simpson P. Evans, deceased. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) "Received an unsought nomination from the Democratic party," p. 188. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 30th Legislature, p. 433. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, John Haywood Tolbert, pp. 187-188. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature 1887.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John Tolbert, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Tolbert, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Other Resources
  • John H. Tolbert, farmer, age 59 in 1899, born in TN. Card File .
  • Interment in West Hill Cemetery, Sherman, Grayson County, TX. TXGenWeb Project, Texas Genealogy 1996.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Finance  
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judicial Districts  
    State Affairs  
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Finance  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Affairs  
    21st R.S. - 1889
    Constitutional Amendments  
    County Government and County Finances  
    Departments of State Government, Investigate  
    Federal Relations  
    Finance  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Agricultural & Mechanical college, Prairie View Normal School, Visitation of  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Finance  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    State Educational Institutions, To Visit the  
     

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