J.C. Buchanan

John Creighton Buchanan

Full Name: John Creighton Buchanan
Date of birth: February 24, 1850
Date of death: December 1, 1884

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Jan 9, 1883 - Dec 1, 1884 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Mineola / Wood   Gregg, Rains, Smith, Upshur, Wood
S 10 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 9, 1883 16th (5) (6)   17th (3) (4)   Democrat Mineola / Wood   Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Rockwall, Van Zandt, Wood

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883
(3) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(4) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(5) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(6) 16th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/14/1879, p. 3. Senate Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Memorial committee, resolution, and service, speeches by Senators Kilgore, Page, and Terrell, and memorial page, 19th Legislature, 3/31/1885, pp. 27, 288, 299-301. Senate Journal.

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Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Constitutional Amendments  
Department Report Delays  
Educational Affairs, Subcommittee on (Visit State Schools)  
Frontier Protection  
Funeral Procession for Hon. A.L. Adams of Wood County  
Governor's Mansion  
Judiciary No. 1  
Lunatic Asylum  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Debt (Chair) 
Rules (Chair) 
State Asylums  
17th R.S. - 1881
Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs (Chair) 
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 1  
Public Debt  
State Asylums  
16th R.S. - 1879
Constitutional Amendments  
Contingent Expenses  
Federal Relations (Chair) 
General Land Office  
Governor's Message, Election of County Officers in Harrison and Smith Counties  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 1  
Land Frauds  
New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
Retrenchment and Reform (Chair) 
Revision of Code  
State Affairs  

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