Jesse Marion Rickerson

Full Name: Jesse Marion Rickerson
Date of birth: September 19, 1876
Date of death: May 20, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 2 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd (1)   Democrat Atlanta / Cass   Cass

(1) "Ex-Collin Boy Elected: Jesse M. Rickerson Chosen Representative from Cass County," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 8/8/1912, p. 11, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "J.M. Rickerson Dies; Funeral Set Saturday," 5/21/1959, p. 2. "Mr. Rickerson was born in Palo Pinto County [sic] Sept. 19, 1876. He had lived in Waco 33 years. He was a former school teacher . . . employed in the McLennan County Clerk's office since 1912." Waco News-Tribune.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Jesse M. Rickerson, born September 1876 in Texas, age 24, school teacher, spouse Minnie.
    Census of 1910 - J.M. Rickerson, Atlanta, Cass County, age 32, born circa 1878 in Texas, retail merchant - racket store, spouse Minnie, children Clyde, Ruby, Gertrude, Benjamin, in-laws Robert M. and Jane Dickerson.
    Census of 1920 - Jesse M. Rickerson, Collin County, age 43, teacher, spouse Minnie, children Minnie Clyde, Ruby Estelle, Mary Gertrude, Robert Benjamin, father-in-law Robert M. Dickerson.
    Census of 1930 - J.M. Rickerson, Waco, McLennan County, age 54, teacher/school, spouse Minnie.
    Census of 1940 - James [sic] M. Rickerson, Waco, McLennan County, age 63, owner and operator - retail grocery, spouse Minnie. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Jesse Marion Rickerson, birth date 9/19/1876 in Collin County; death date 5/20/1959 in Waco, McLennan County; deputy, County Clerks' Office. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jesse M. Rickerson (1876-1959), burial with Minnie E. Rickerson in Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • "Hon. Jesse M. Rickerson, formerly of this county but now local representative from Cass county." "A Brilliant Closing of Most Successful of All Picknics," The Weekly Democrat-Gazette (McKinney, Texas), 8/28/1913, p. 11, crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.
    Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • "J.M. Rickerson of Waco was a pleasant visitor in Atlanta Saturday with old friends. He left here 35 years ago and served Cass County as Representative in the 33rd Legislature." The Citizens Journal (Atlanta, Texas), 6/30/1949, p. 4, crediting Atlanta Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 33rd Legislature (1913) - J.M. Rickerson, postoffice Atlanta, nativity Texas, age 36 (born circa 1877), teacher, 35 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


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Committee Information top

33rd R.S. - 1913
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Printing  

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