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SJ. Jennings Samuel J. Jennings
Full Name: Samuel J. "Sam" Jennings
Date of birth: August 7, 1866
Date of death: May 2, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1)   Democrat Kerens / Navarro   Navarro
H 40 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Kerens / Navarro   Navarro

(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.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Death notice, Hon. Sam J. Jennings. "Died in Waco Last Night: Former Legislator of This County Passes Away," 5/3/1916, p. 5. Death date 5/2/1916 in Waco. Corsicana Daily Sun.
  • Samuel J. Jennings, birth date "August 7, 18--" in Mississippi, death date 5/2/1916 in Waco at the age of 49 years, 8 months, 25 days, burial in Kerens. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - S.J. Jennings, postoffice Kerens, nativity Mississippi, age 40 (born circa 1867), banker and farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. SJ. Jennings, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. P.J. Jennings, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Banks and Banking  
    Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the Blind Institute (Chair) 
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the North Texas Normal and College of Industrial Arts  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on the State Orphan Home and State Reformatory  
    Banks and Banking  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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