John Woods

John E. Woods

Full Name: John E. Woods
Date of birth: November 13, 1839
Date of death: March 14, 1915

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 11 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2)   19th (3) (4)   20th (1) (2)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca Senate President Pro Tempore (20th)   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca, Wharton
H 69 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (5)   Democrat Hallettsville / Lavaca   Lavaca

(1) 20th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, elected 4/4/1887, Regular Session; and 1st C.S. Senate Journal.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(3) Democrat, p. 163. Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885, 1885.
(4) 19th Legislature - Roll call of new members, oath of office administered, 1/13/1885, p. 1. Senate Journal.
(5) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • John Woods, birth date 11/13/1839 in Rodgersville, Alabama; death date 3/14/1915 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; father John Woods, mother Mary Elizabeth Foley. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976. Amendment and affidavit - John S. Woods
  • John E. Woods, birth date 11/13/1839, death date 3/14/1915, burial in Anchor Masonic Lodge Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County. Includes reprint of obituary from the San Antonio Light, 3/15/1915. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, "John Woods Dies," 3/15/1915, p. 5. Formerly president of Woods' National Bank, survived by sons W.F. Woods of San Antonio and W.G. Lee Woods of Del Rio. San Antonio Light.


  • Photograph. John Woods, 20th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.S. Woods, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John Woods, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Claims and Accounts (Chair) 
Deficiency in Public School Fund and Delay in Payments of Interest on Land Notes  
Fraudulent Renditions of Property for Taxation  
Frontier Protection  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Health  
Public Printing  
Purchase of Asylum Lund  
Roads and Bridges  
State Schools at Agricultural & Mechanical College and Prairie View Normal School  
19th R.S. - 1885
Claims and Accounts  
Contingent Expense (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Printing  
Roads and Bridges  
Stock and Stockraising  
18th R.S. - 1883
Insurance and Statistics  
Judiciary No. 1  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
Public Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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