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J.C. Hutcheson Joseph Chappell Hutcheson
Full Name: Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Sr.
Date of birth: May 18, 1842
Date of death: May 25, 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 33 Jan 11, 1881 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 28th Legislature, 1st C.S., 4/29/1903, pp. 220-226. Mentioned in the presentation address of the oil portrait of Judge A.W. Terrell. House Journal.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • HUTCHESON, Joseph Chappell (1842-1924). Representative, TX. Death date 5/25/1924. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Biographical sketch, Guide to the Hutcheson and Allied Families Papers, 1836-1997. Hutcheson served in 1890 as chairman of the State Democratic Convention. Fondren Library, Rice University.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Herbert Farrar Hutcheson, Makers of America: Biographies of Leading Men of Thought and Action, pp. 443-444. Google Books.
  • HUTCHESON, JOSEPH CHAPPELL (1842-1924). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Americans of Gentle Birth and their Ancestors. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch, William Palmer Hutcheson, son of Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (death date 5/17/1924). Volume I. Texas Under Many Flags, 1930.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company E, 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment, from 8/8/1864; 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 14th Virginia Infantry Regiment, from 11/18/1864; Private, Company C, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment, 6/20/1861. Postwar Houston lawyer, 1874; state legislator; chairman, Texas Democratic Convention, 1890; U.S. Congressman. Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, U.S., Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 158-159. Texans Who Wore the Gray, 1907.
  • Joseph Chappel Hutcheson. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 61, 160. Texas in the War, 1861-1865, 1965.
  • Other Resources
  • Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Captain, C.S.A. (1842-1924), birth date 5/18/1842, death date 5/26/1924, portrait, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of Herbert Farrar Hutcheson, Makers of America: Biographies of Leading Men of Thought and Action, p. 443. Google Books.
  • Hutcheson, Joseph Chappell (1842-1924) of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Virginia, 1842. Democrat. Member of Texas state legislature; U.S. Representative from Texas 1st District, 1893-97. Died in 1924. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.C. Hutcheson, 17th Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of House members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Congressional Districts  
    Congressional Districts, Apportionment  
    Constitutional Amendments (Chair) 
    Educational Affairs  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    School Claims  

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