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John A. Wayland John A. Wayland
Full Name: John A. Wayland
Date of birth: May 25, 1840
Date of death: October 10, 1933

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 12 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1) (4)   Democrat Calvert / Robertson   Brazos, Freestone, Limestone, Robertson
S 12 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901 26th (3)   25th (2)   Democrat Calvert / Robertson   Brazos, Freestone, Limestone, Robertson
H 64 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Calvert / Robertson   Leon, Limestone, Madison, Robertson
(1) 2-year term; entire Senate went up for reelection in 1902 due to redistricting. Act approved Sep. 6, 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., ch. 6, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950 1950.
(2) 25th Legislature - 1/12/1897, p. 1, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
(3) 26th Legislature - 1/10/1899, p. 1, listed in "roll of hold-over Senators." Senate Journal .
(4) 27th Legislature - 1/8/1901, pp. 1-2, listed in "roll of Senators-elect." Senate Journal .
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 43rd Legislature, 1st C.S. - Memorial Service for Barry Miller, 10/10/1933, pp. 305-306. Listed as a Senator from the 26th or 27th Legislatures "among those who are now dead." Senate Journal .
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketches of members of the 25th Legislature, Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 419-420. Year book for Texas, 1901 1902.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John A. Wayland, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John A. Wayland, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John A. Wayland, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John A. Wayland, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 27th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber gallery, east wall. 3E.5). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    27th R.S. - 1901
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Public Debt, Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    State Asylums  
    Towns and City Corporations  
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Agricultural Affairs (Chair) 
    Contingent Expenses  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Penitentiaries, Special State Committee on  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    State Affairs  
    State Penitentiaries  
    State Reformatory, Joint Committee on  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Agricultural & Mechanical College, Prairie View Normal, and Sam Houston Normal, Special  
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Labor  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Debt (Chair) 
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    State Asylums  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    Treasury and Comptroller's Office  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Finance  
    Mining and Minerals  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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