J.W. Humphrey

Joseph Wesley Humphrey

Full Name: Joseph Wesley Humphrey
Other surnames: Humphreys
Date of birth: March 28, 1847
Date of death: April 24, 1932

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 20 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Point / Rains   Rains, Wood
H 94 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Point / Rains   Rains, Wood
H 94 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (3)   Democrat Point / Rains   Rains, Wood

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) J.W. Humphreys, Emory. Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Democrat. "Politically, he is a true, simon pure Jacksonian Democrat . . ." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Joseph Wesley Humphreys, birth date 3/28/1847 in North Carolina; death date 4/24/1932 in Point, Rains County, Texas; wife Mary J. Humphreys; farmer/county attorney; burial in Bellah Cemetery. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joseph Wesley Humphrey (1847-1932), burial in Bellah Cemetery, Emory, Rains County. Includes obituary from Greenville Evening Banner for Judge John N. Humphrey [sic], Rains County Attorney and former member of the Texas Legislature, 4/25/1932, p. 8. Find a Grave.


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Committee Information top

25th R.S. - 1897
Constitutional Amendments  
Labor (Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
Revenue and Taxation  
State Affairs  
Stock and Stockraising  
21st R.S. - 1889
Constitutional Amendments  
County Government and County Finances  
Fish and Game Laws  
Judiciary Department of Government, Investigate  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Debt  
Representation and Apportionment  
State Asylums  
19th R.S. - 1885
Counties and County Boundaries  
Privileges and Elections  

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