J.W. Alston

John Wesley Alston

Full Name: John Wesley Alston, Sr.
Date of birth: October 21, 1841
Date of death: December 4, 1917

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 64 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Thornton / Limestone   Leon, Limestone, Madison, Robertson

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House District 64
Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895
Legislatures: 23rd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Thornton / Limestone
Counties in district: Leon, Limestone, Madison, Robertson

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Other Resources

  • Jno. W. Alston, birth date 10/21/1841 in Alabama; death date 12/4/1917 in Mart, McLennan County, Texas; retired. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Rev. John Wesley Alston, Sr., birth date 10/21/1841, death date 12/4/1917, burial in Thornton Cemetery, Thornton, Limestone County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "Hon. John W. Alston Dead," 12/14/1917, p. 6. Alston died "at his home in Mart on Tuesday of last week," 12/4/1917; flotorial representative. Groesbeck Journal.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.W. Alston, postoffice Thornton, nativity Alabama, age 52 (born circa 1841), farmer, 38 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.W. Alston, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.W. Alston, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

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23rd R.S. - 1893
Commerce and Manufactures  
County Government and County Finances  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
State Asylums  

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