John Christian Speckels

Full Name: John Christian Speckels
Other surnames: Spreckels
Date of birth: September 20, 1847
Date of death: December 2, 1935

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 45 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th (1) (2) (3)   Republican Warrenton / Fayette   Fayette

(1) J.C. Speckles of Walhalla, Republican. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) The Warrenton post office was established in 1873. Handbook of Texas Online.
(3) Republican. "Official Returns," "The Next Legislature," The Galveston Daily News, 11/15/1894, p. 6, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 44th Legislature, 3rd C.S., 10/20/1936, p. 279. " . . . elected, on the republican ticket as representative from Fayette County, to the Twenty-fourth Legislature." Resolutions - Memorial.

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, Hon. J.C. Speckels, pp. 293-294. "February 9, 1871, he was married to Miss Pauline Aschen of Waldeck and established himself as a farmer near Warrenton . . . Hon. J. C. Speckels [still] resides at his old home near Warrenton. Fayette County, Her History and Her People, 1902.
  • Obituary, "Hon. J.C. Speckels Died at Family Home Monday--Aged 88 Yrs.," La Grange Journal, 12/5/1935, p. 1, crediting Fayette Public Library, Museum and Archives. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Claims and Accounts  
Public Debt  
Public Printing  
State Asylums  

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