Jesse Jenkins

Jesse Jenkins

Full Name: Jesse Jenkins
Date of birth: January 1832
Date of death: December 4, 1889

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 40 Jan 8, 1889 - Dec 4, 1889 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Meridian / Bosque   Bosque, Erath, Hood, Somervell

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) 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).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Death notice, Honorable Jesse Jenkins of Bosque County, "Death of a Representative," 12/8/1889, p. 3. Austin Statesman.
  • Jesse Jenkins, birth date January 1832 in North Carolina; death date 12/4/1889 in Meridian, Texas; burial in Sunset Cemetery, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina. Find a Grave.
  • Jesse Jenkins, Democrat, lawyer, age 50 in 1889, born in North Carolina. Legislative Reference Library Card File.
  • Obituary, "Death of Major Jesse Jenkins: His Remains Carried from Meridian, Texas, to Shelby—The Funeral," The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, North Carolina), 12/10/1889, p. 1. "Died at his home in Meridian, Texas, on Wednesday last (death date 12/4/1889)."


Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

21st R.S. - 1889
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 1  
Mining and Minerals  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.