J.T. Webb

Joseph T. Webb

Full Name: Joseph T. Webb
Date of birth: August 16, 1832
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 42 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Breckenridge / Stephens   Eastland, Palo Pinto, Stephens

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House District 42
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Breckenridge / Stephens
Counties in district: Eastland, Palo Pinto, Stephens

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, J.P. Webb, p. 58. Born 8/16/1832 in Oglethorp County, Georgia. "In 1850 he came to Texas and lived in Smith county three years, Hill twenty-one years, Parker two years and in Breckenridge, Stephens county, his present home, during the past eight years . . . For six years—to Dec. 1884—he was Sheriff and Tax collector of Stephens county and resigned that position upon being elected to the Nineteenth Legislature from the 42nd district—Palo Pinto, Eastland and Stephens counties." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Joseph T. Webb, Hill County, age 27, born circa 1832 in Georgia, farmer, in household with Nancy H. Webb.
    Census of 1880 - Joseph T. Webb, Breckenridge, Stephens County, age 47, born circa 1833 in Georgia, sheriff, spouse Louisianna N. Webb. FamilySearch. 1860 1880
  • Joseph T. Webb. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • J.T. Webb, postoffice Breckinridge. Rules of Order of the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth Legislature, 1885.


  • Photograph. J.T. Webb, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

19th R.S. - 1885
Indian Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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