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John J. King John Jefferson King
Full Name: John Jefferson King
Date of birth: July 26, 1863
Date of death: February 6, 1940

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 17 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd   Democrat Texarkana / Bowie   Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • KING, JOHN JEFFERSON (1863-1940). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, John Jefferson King, p. 267. Born 7/26/1862 in Franklin Parish, Louisiana. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Obituary, "Former Judge John J. King Dies Tuesday," The Denison Press, 2/7/1940, p. 1, crediting Grayson County Frontier Village. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Memorial, April 1940, p. 169. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • John J. King, birth date 7/26/1863 in Franklin Parish, Louisiana, death date 2/6/1940 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, attorney at law. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John J. King (1862-1940), obituary, burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Texarkana, Bowie County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John J. King, 22nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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