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J.G. McReynolds John Guilford McReynolds
Full Name: John Guilford McReynolds
Date of birth: January 8, 1844
Date of death: June 30, 1917

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 10 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Palestine / Anderson   Anderson, Henderson

(1) Nechesville, Anderson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Postoffice Palestine. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.
(3) Anderson County. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, J.G. McReynolds, p. 38. Born in Bartow County, Georgia; 41 years of age. Born circa 1844. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860 - John G. McReynolds, Cassville, Cass County, Georgia, age 16, born circa 1844, in household with Zachariah A. McReynolds.
    Census of 1870 - John G. McReynolds, Bartow, Georgia, age 26, born circa 1844 in Georgia, farmer, in household of Zack A. McReynolds.
    Census of 1900 - J.G. McReynolds, Dallas, Dallas County, age 55, born circa 1845 in Georgia, editor, widowed.
    Census of 1910 - J.G. McReynolds, Dallas, Dallas County, age 65, born circa 1844 in Georgia, publisher, wife Kate. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 1900 1910
  • John Guilford McReynolds, birth date 1/8/1844 in Adairsville [Bartow County], Georgia, death date 6/30/1917 in Grand Prairie, Texas, printer and editor. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John G. McReynolds (1844-1917), burial in Old Southland Cemetery, Grand Prairie, Dallas County, with spouse Katie M. McReynolds. Includes portrait of J.G. McReynolds, editor and manager of "The Southern Poultryman," Dallas, Texas. Find a Grave.
  • "Poultry Notes," The Abilene Reporter, 11/22/1889, p. 8, crediting the Abilene Public Library. "J.G. McReynolds of Nechesville, Texas made a fine showing of fowls."; "Raising Fine Poultry Will Pay," The Mineola Monitor, 3/2/1889, p. 4, crediting Mineola Memorial Library. "J.G. McReynolds and Co. of Nechesville . . ." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Abilene Mineola
  • Nomination, The Jacksonville Intelligencer, 8/15/1884, p. 2, crediting Jacksonville Public Library. "If Mr. McReynolds should be elected, Anderson county will have two representatives in the Legislature, and Henderson none." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photo and mention of J.G. McReynolds, editor and manager of "The Southern Poultryman," Dallas, Texas. "No wonder that Editor McReynolds, at his age and with thirty to forty years of honorable service back of him, has been referred to by admiring friends, near and far, as the 'grand old man' among the supporters of Poultry Culture in the great Southwest." "Man's Highest Compliment to Man," Vol. XXII, No. 2, April 1915, p. 231. Reliable Poultry Journal.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.G. McReynolds, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
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