J.M. Ackerman

John McCarty Ackerman

Full Name: John McCarty Ackerman
Date of birth: May 4, 1857
Date of death: March 30, 1938

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Navasota / Grimes   Grimes, Montgomery
H 54 Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th   Democrat Navasota / Grimes   Grimes

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House District 27
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Navasota / Grimes
Counties in district: Grimes, Montgomery
House District 54
Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Legislatures: 27th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Navasota / Grimes
Counties in district: Grimes

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Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Listed in "Men who have represented Grimes County in the House of Representatives/State Senate, 1846-1931," pp. 205-209. Includes Date, Legislatures, District, and Source of Data. Early History of Grimes County, 1930.
  • John McCarty Ackerman, birth date 5/4/1857 in Albany, New York; death date 3/30/1938 in Navasota, Grimes County, Texas; retired merchant, widowed, wife Jennie Catherine Brigance. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John M. Ackerman (1857-1938), burial in Oakland Cemetery, Navasota, Grimes County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "As John McCarty Ackerman, Pioneer Citizen Grew So Did the Thriving City of Navasota," and tribute, "In Retrospect," Navasota Daily Examiner, 4/1/1938, pp. 1-2, crediting Navasota Public Library. "He served two terms in the legislature the early part of this century and again in 1929, and was for many years prominent on the Navasota School Board of Education." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - J.M. Ackerman, postoffice Navasota, nativity New York, age 43 (born circa 1858), merchant, farmer, Democrat.
    41st Legislature (1929) - J.M. Ackerman, postoffice Navasota, nativity New York, age 71 (born circa 1858), member of former legislatures: 27th. Texas Legislative Manual. 27th 41st


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Committee Information top

41st R.S. - 1929
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
State Affairs (Vice Chair) 
27th R.S. - 1901
County Government and County Finances  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Debt (Chair) 
Railroad Commission  
Senatorial Districts  
State Affairs  
Towns and City Corporations  

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