J.M. Horger

John Miller Horger

Full Name: John Miller Horger
Date of birth: May 22, 1864
Date of death: December 17, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 12, 1909 - Jun 18, 1910 31st (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Newton / Newton   Jasper, Newton, Sabine

(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(2) 31st Legislature, 3rd C.S. - Oath of office administered to T.S. Ross, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of E.C. Gaines; and J.W. Minton, elected to fill vacancy caused by resignation of J.M. Horger, 8/1/1910, p. 50. House Journal.
(3) John W. Minton, sworn 8/1/1910, succeeded John M. Horger, resigned 6/18/1910. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • "Texas Flag at Half Mast," 12/19/1915, p. 9. "The Texas flag on the Capitol building was displayed at half mast yesterday out of respect to John M. Horger, former member of the Legislature . . . " Austin American.
  • John Miller Horger, birth date 5/22/1864, death date 12/17/1915, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Georgetown, Williamson County, with wife Mattie O. Powell. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "John M. Horger Dead," The Houston Post, 12/18/1915, p. 8; dateline December 17, Georgetown, Texas. "Hon. John M. Horger, formerly member of the Texas legislature and district clerk of Newton county, died suddenly here this morning." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, "Hon. John M. Horger Died Last Friday Morning: Was Prominent Citizen of Williamson, and Former Legislator and Official of Newton County," 12/23/1915, p. 4. Williamson County Sun (Georgetown, Texas).

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.M. Horger, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Claims and Accounts  
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Forestry  
Irrigation  
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Stock and Stock Raising  
31st R.S. - 1909
Claims and Accounts  
Enrolled Bills  
Forestry  
Military Affairs  
Public Health  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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