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J.A. O'Connor John A. O'Connor
Full Name: John A. O'Connor
Date of birth: March 6, 1857
Date of death: October 30, 1914

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 89 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar
H 89 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Populist San Antonio / Bexar   Bexar

(1) Populist. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Discussion of populists elected to 24th Legislature, populist pluralities by county, and roster with party affiliation, "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Populist. Roster, "News from Austin: Twenty-Fourth Legislature," Galveston Daily News, 12/23/1894, p. 2. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, John A. O'Connor, The Houston Post, 10/31/1914, p. 2. San Antonio attorney. "He entered politics and was alderman for the Third ward during the first term of Marshall Hicks as mayor. Later he served a term in the Texas legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, John A. O'Connor, pp. 87-88. Born 3/6/1858 in San Antonio, married Josephine Creekmore 8/19/1879 in Kerr County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • J.A. O'Connor, birth date 3/6/1857, death date 10/30/1914. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John A. O'Connor, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County; reprint of obituary in San Antonio Light, 10/30/1914, died at 9:30 Friday morning at age 57 (death date 10/30/1914). Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, John A. O'Connor, 10/31/1914, p. 8. Galveston Daily News.
  • John A. O'Connor, plate 19, pp. 217, 263, 298, 301, 304-305, 312, 315, 318, 325, 332, 336-338, 341, 343, 496 note 54. The People's Revolt: Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism, 2020.
  • Obituary, John A. O'Connor, San Antonio Express, 10/31/1914, p. 16, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.A. O'Connor, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Adjutant General's Department, Special  
    Finance  
    Penitentiaries  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Southwestern Insane Asylum, Special  
    State Affairs  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Education  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Labor  
     

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