J.J. Dix

John James Dix

Full Name: John James Dix, Jr.
Date of birth: March 27, 1826
Date of death: March 24, 1905

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 83 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Benavides / Duval   Duval, Hidalgo, Starr, Webb, Zapata, Encinal

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • John J. Dix, Ranger Rolls - Statehood, and Captain John J. Dix, Civil War Index - Abstracts of Muster Rolls. Texas, U.S., Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900. Ancestry.com.
  • Company K, Colonel J.M. Norris' frontier regiment, 3/8/1862 for one year. 1st Sergeant in local company to defend abandoned country west of the Nueces River, September 1863-June 1864. Confederate States Army, Captain, Acting Assistant Quartermaster, and Acting Assistant Commissary Officer in expeditionary forces under Colonel John S. Ford to reoccupy Brownsville, serving until 5/26/1865. 2nd Lieutenant, Captain Ford's company during Cortina difficulties. Served in army of occupation under General Zachariah Taylor, 1845-1849. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • "John James Dix: Texas Ranger and Confederate Soldier during the Civil War," by Dan R. Manning. Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Waco, TX, 2017. Texas Ranger Dispatch Magazine, 2008.

Photographs

  • Photograph. J.J. Dix, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
Federal Relations  
Irrigation  
Labor  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Representation and Apportionment on Congressional Districts  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Asylums  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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